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Richard Stott is an actor, comedian, voiceover artist and writer. Having gained a degree in theatre from The Arden (Awarded by Manchester University) he went on to a postgraduate in acting at Drama Studio London where he has since given workshops in show creation. Richard has worked for the Globe Theatre and as a voice over artist on various projects for Pukka Films. He has appeared on The Nihal Arthanyake Show (BBC Radio 5 Live), BBC No Filter, London Live and Union JACK Radio’s Minds Over Matter podcast. He first performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017 and his debut full-length solo show, Right Hand Man was a great success and saw him rated second in Dave’s Top Ten Funniest Jokes of the Fringe 2019. He has entertained audiences in some of the UK’s best loved venues and Festivals including the Great Yorkshire Fringe, Roar Festival, Bedfringe, Camden Fringe, Shaftesbury Fringe, Guildford Fringe, Battersea Arts Centre, and Hope Mill Theatre.
In 2020 Richard received funding from Arts Council England in order to give his critically acclaimed show a new life as both an online and live shows, streamed live to charities and theatres around the UK. The project was produced by Ingenious Fools.
Richard is an ambassador for the Poland Syndrome Charity PIP-UK.
2nd in Dave’s Top Ten Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe 2019
The Mirror’s Top Jokes of 2019
★★★★ “Definitely one to watch out for” – Broadway Baby 2019
★★★★ “Stands out in a myriad of other shows” – The Skinny
★★★★ – “Reminiscent of Jonathan Pie” – Three Weeks 2019