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Richard Stott

Richard Stott is standing against a green background wearing a Kingston Upon Hull white t-shirt and black trousers

Originating from Hull, Richard is a comedian, writer and actor. Richard’s credits include The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2) and The Nihal Arthanayake Show (BBC Radio 5 Live). He has also written for The News Quiz (BBC Radio 4).

Richard performed his first show, Wretched, at the Edinburgh Fringe and the Camden Fringe. He subsequently performed his debut comedy show, Right Hand Man, at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe during which he was listed in Dave’s Top 10 Funniest Jokes. He also performed his critically-acclaimed show, Afterparty, at the 2022 Edinburgh and had two of his jokes listed in The Times’s Best Jokes of the Fringe. NextUp Comedy have filmed both of Richard’s shows – Right Hand Man is currently available to watch. Richard has also performed at the Leicester Comedy Festival, Bedfringe, Machfest and Guildford Fringe. Richard was a semi-finalist in the 2021 New Comedian of the Year competition.

As an actor and voiceover artist, Richard has worked for Swinton Insurance and The Globe amongst others. He trained as an actor at the Drama Studio London. He also completed a degree in Theatre Studies & English at the University of Manchester

For live booking enquiries, please contact Susanna Clark at Ingenious Fools – susanna@ingeniousfools.co.uk

Film credits

Love: The Truth Smirk Experience, Matt Green

Television & Radio credits

The Stand Up Sketch Show ITV2
The Nihal Arthanayake Show BBC Radio 5 Live
Minds Over Matter podcast Union Jack

Live credits

Richard Stott: Afterpary Edinburgh Fringe 2022, Leicester Comedy Festival 2022, Brighton Fringe 2022, Machfest 2021
Richard Stott: Right Hand Man Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Roar Festival 2019, Great Yorkshire Fringe 2019, Bedfringe 2019, Guildford Fringe 2019, Shaftesbury Fringe 2019, Battersea Arts Centre 2019, Hull Truck Theatre 2019, Hope Mill Theatre 2019
Wretched Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Camden Fringe 2017, Hull Truck Theatre 2018

Online credits

BBC Quickies sketch BBC Three

" Unexpectedly inspiring and unquestionably funny "

Evening Standard

" Definitely one to watch out for "

★★★★ Broadway Baby

" thoughtful and funny "

★★★★ ThreeWeeks