richard bucknall management
home
artists
news
information

NEWS


AYEHSA HAZARIKA AT SOHO THEATRE

Former special advisor for the Labour party, Ayesha Hazarika, will be heading on tour, with The State of The Nation, from April 2017, starting with a run at Soho Theatre, London. This show will mark her debut both on the road as well as the prestigious London venue. It's a behind-the-scenes tale of life in Parliment.


BUY TICKETS HERE
18th - 22nd April
 

RBM TOURING
RBM is pleased to announce the following tours for 2017: 

MITCH BENN - Don't Fear The Reaper 
AYESHA HAZARIKA - The State of the Nation
MILES JUPP - Songs of Freedom 
ANDREW LAWRENCE - The Hate Speech Tour
JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH - My Last Will and Tasty Mint

MITCH BENN WINNER OF MASTERMIND

Mitch Benn recently starred on BBC2's Celebrity Mastermind, to take on the formidable black chair (and John Humphrys) and preceded to win the title of 'Mastermind'.

MILES JUPP GUEST STARS ON BBC2'S QI
Joing host, Sandi Toksvig and regular panellist, Alan Davies, on the latest series of BBC 2's long standing comedy show, Q.I., is Miles Jupp as a guest panellist. 

EDD HEDGES PLAYS FOR LAUGHS IN THE ALPS
Edd Hedges, recent tour support for Sofie Hagen, will soon head out to Europe's tallest mountains, to entertain audiences at the very top of The Alps. This is of course, Altitude Comedy Festival, which this year is slightly earlier, in the thick of the festival season!

EXTRA SHOW ADDED FOR MILES JUPP
Due to popular demand, an extra date has just been added to Miles Jupp's tour next year in Exeter. The second leg of Songs Of Freedom starts again on 4th January, in Andover (The Lights), and now has two dates at The Northcott Theatre, Exeter. 

EDD HEDGES HITS THE ROAD WITH SOFIE HAGEN
Affable Edd Hedges heads out on the road with Sofie Hagen as tour support across the UK, which includes a run of London dates at Soho Theatre. 

VICIOUS ALICE AT KING'S HEAD THEATRE

After a fantastic run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Alice Marshall, actor and character comedian, will be performing her smash-hit debut at The King's Head Theatre, Islington.
My only hope is that Alice Marshall gets her own TV show. She's the one you'll be glad you saw before she got big - see the show." ★★★★★Short Com


BUY TICKETS HERE
Friday 18th & Saturday 19th NOVEMBER
10pm
King's Head Theatre, Islington

ON AIR! SHUTTLEWORTH

The second series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC will be on air from Sunday 20th November. In the first episode of this series John welcomes Chris Difford from SQUEEZE, with extra guest, radio DJ, Tom Robinson.
This is a Chic Ken Production.


LISTEN HERE

3 BOOK DEAL FOR MILES JUPP
Miles Jupp has signed a three-book publishing deal. The first will be a fictional memoir of Damien Trench, the well-loved star of In And Out Of The Kitchen. It will then be followed, in successive years, by a novel and then a non-fiction title.

RBM are pleased to welcome ALICE MARSHALL
After making a fantastic debut Edinburgh Fringe show, the amazingly talented, character comedian and actor, Alice Marshall joins the RBM team.


Click HERE to visit Alice's page

Click here to visit this client's page


AIR DATE FOR SECOND SHUTTLEWORTH BBC RADIO 4 SERIES

Listen out for the next series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC for BBC Radio 4, starting on SUNDAY 20th NOVEMBER. This follows on from the first series which featured such musical luminaries as TOYAH WILCOX and CHAS AND DAVE. This series includes the likes of Clair Grogan, Nick Heyward and Murry Wilson. The series is written and performed by GRAHAM FELLOWS and is a CHIC KEN PRODUCTION. 

NOAH & JORDAN TO PLAY MUSEUM OF COMEDY
From Award-winning comedy duo, Noah & Jordan comes their debut live show "WHEEL OF SKETCH" the hilarious sketch show with a spin. Literally! The best friends have no clue what sketch they'll do next, until the wheel of sketch has spoken! Prepare for a show of total wheelie funny sketch carnage.


Buy Tickets HERE
Thursday 10th November 2016
MUSEUM OF COMEDY, LONDON
8:45pm

RBM TOURING
RBM are pleased to present JOHN SHITTLEWORTH on tour from January 2017 with the following show - 


JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH: My Last Will And Tasty Mint 

RBM WELCOMES RACHEL FAIRBURN

Excited to announce an addition to the RBM team, co-host and writer of the popular pod-cast, 'All Killa No Filla', Rachel Fairburn. Finalist of several prestigious comedy competitions, including English Comedian of the Year, Welsh Unsigned Act and Funny Women.


Click here to visit Rachel’s page

ANDREW LAWRENCE STARS IN SKY ARTS DOC

Andrew Lawrence, star of highly prestigious TV shows, such as Live At The Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, shall soon be the centre of an exciting and challenging new documentary, ‘The Outcast Comic’, on Sky Arts. It explores the ideas of freedom of speech with guest appearances such as Al Murray, Nish Kumar and Shappi Khorsandi.


Watch the trailer HERE

MILES JUPP LONDON PALLADIUM DATE ANNOUNCED

SAVE THE DATE

We're excited to announce, as part of Miles Jupp's brand new touring show, SONGS OF FREEDOM, a date at the prestigious London Palladium on Saturday 25th February 2017. 

Buy your tickets HERE

SASKIA GETS TOPICAL
Saskia Preston makes her writing debut for the BBC with accepted submissions for BBC Radio 4 Extra's NewsJack, hosted by Nish Kumar. 

JASPER CROMWELL-JONES ON THE RUN

Jasper’s latest adventure takes him to South America, where he travels to deliver a suitcase for his so called friend, Sebastian. He ends up in a Columbian prison, which is where he meets gang leader Juan. They form an unlikely friendship and together they escape, ending up on the run in the South American jungle.

“There is a comic core to this character, and Joe Bor inhabits it completely” CHORTLE


Buy Tickets HERE
Tuesday 11th October 2016
 LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE, LODNON
9pm

RBM AUTUMN TOURING ANNOUNCED
RBM are very pleased to announce the following shows shall be on the road from September 2016

MITCH BENN - Don;t Belive A Word - FINAL DATES!

MILES JUPP - Songs of Freedom 

ANDREW LAWRENCE - The Hate Speech Tour

JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH AT GREENMAN
Pleased to announce that John Shuttleworth shall be appearing on the Last Laugh stage at Greenman Festival 2016, the off-beat musical festival in the Brecon Beacons, (18th-21st August) alongside the likes of Alex Horne, Chris Martin and Eleanor Tiernan. 

JASPER ANNOUNCED FOR LATITUDE 2016
Alongside the likes of Josh Widdicombe, Reggie Watts and The Boy with Tape on His Face, the world's favourite, hapless explorer, Jasper Cromwell-Jones, shall be performing at Latitude 2016 this year with his lateast book, retelling his recent adventures across the Atlantic.


 

Click here to visit this client's page


MILES JUPP HEADS ON TOUR

Pleased to announce, host of The News Quiz and writer and star of In And Out of the Kitchen, Miles Jupp, shall be heading on the road with an exciting new tour, titled SONGS OF FREEDOM from September this year. 

CLICK HERE TO FIND A VENUE NEAR YOU

Joe Bor Joins Schwarzenegger Countdown

Joe Bor has just filmed 'Arnie Schwarzeneggers's 50' for Channel 4, where he'll be seen talking about Hollywood's number one action counting down the world's most daring, jaw-dropping stunts, with clips and behind-the-scenes access with stunt professionals. 



RBM are pleased to welcome Fiona Ridgewell
A bright and sparkling new act on the comedy scene, Fiona Ridewell, semi-finalist of So You Think You're Funny 2014, and Funny Women in the following year.  


Click here to visit Fiona's page



Click here to visit this client's page


EDFRINGE TICKETS ANNOUNCED FOR ANDREW LAWRENCE
Tickets for Andrew Lawrence's brand new show, THE HATE SPEECH TOUR, are now available to buy online.


Assembly Roxy (Venue 139) 
20:30 

The News Quiz is back on BBC Radio 4
The News Quiz is back on BBC Radio 4. You can listen to episodes one, two and three. 
Excitingly, there is now going to be a podcast of News Quiz Extra.


 

LONDON SOLO SHOW FOR MORGAN BERRY
Tickets now available for Morgan Berry's latest show, WATERSHIP DOWN, at London's Leicester Square Theatre. This is the sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show of 2015, brought to you by creator and performer, Joe Rowntree (Dave's One Night Stand)

'Capitvatingly funny' ★★★ CHORTLE
'Rare bit of talent' ★★★ THE MIRROR

ONE NIGHT ONLY
Buy Ticktes Here: Wednesday 15th June 2016

RBM are pleased to welcome Saskia Preston
Saskia Preston, finalist of Laughing Horse New Comedian of the Year of 2015, is "an interesting quirky act...with more than a flick of Milton Jones in ehr spaced-out delivery of one-liners" (Steve Bennet, Chortle)


Click here to visit Saskia's Page

Shuttleworth Opening Show at Machynlleth Comedy Festival 2016

For the last weekend in April, the finest comedians decend upon the quaint, market town of Machynlleth, Wales, with thier latest shows. We are pleased to announced John Shuttleworth shall be one of the opening shows for the festival. He will be performing some of his best hits as well as some new songs in advance of recording the second series of 'John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music for BBC RAdio 4.

Shuttleworth shall be performing on Friday 29th April, 6pm @Y Tabernacl

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

MADDY ANHOLT WRITES FOR ITV2
Star of self-penned shows, such as Diary of a Dating Addict, Maddy Anholt joins the team as co-writer for ITV2's latest show, LOVE FIX. It is the pilot episode, hosted by Hannah Witton, aired on Valentine's Day.


 

Click here to visit this client's page


ANDREW LAWRENCE WRITES LITERARY DEBUT

Star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, Andrew Lawrence releases his literary debut, Reasons To Kill Yourself. A follow up on his successful touring show of the same name is 'a self-harm book for anyone who's given up on life.'  

'A typically bilious incitement to suicide...a glass empty, glass smashed, slivers-slicing-your-wrists perspective on life.' Jay Richardson, Chortle

Available on Amazon to downLOAD on Kindle 

Edd Hedges Returns to Machynlleth Comedy Festival
For the last weekend in April, the finest comedians decend upon the quaint, market town of Machynlleth, Wales, with thier latest shows. We are pleased to announced EDD HEDGES shall be returning for his third appearance at this intimate and impeccable comedy festival.

Edd shall be performing his solo show on Sunday 1st May, 5pm @Rag and Bone

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Luke Benson Makes Adelaide Fringe Debut
Luke Benson shall be heading to the Adelaide Fringe this February which marks his debut at the world's second-largest annual arts festival. He shall be performing his new show, 'Sort Your Bloody Life Out, Mate!', which is an hour of feel-good stand-up. Full of jokes and stories that'll make you feel better about making your life better. Expect talk of strippers, England, self-help, sports and drinking.


 

Second Shuttleworth BBC Radio 4 Series
We're also delighted to announce that BBC Radio 4 have commissioned a second series of JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC . This follows on from the first series which featured such musical luminaries as TOYAH WILCOX and CHAS AND DAVE. The series will be written and performed by GRAHAM FELLOWS and will be a CHIC KEN PRODUCTION

2016 Tours Announced
RBM are pleased to announce the following tours for 2016:

MITCH BENN - Don't Believe a Word

JAMES FREEDMAN - Man of Steal

ANDREW LAWRENCE - Uncensored

Shuttleworth on BBC 1's Celebrity Antiques Roadshow
GRAHAM FELLOWS will be appearing as John Shuttleworth in an edition of Celebrity Antiques Roadshow on Monday 11th January 2016 at 7.00pm on BBC2. He will be competing with the legendary style guru and Vintage founder Wayne Hemingway.

Robert White on iTunes
Demonstrating his outrageous talent, Robert White has a current album available to buy on iTunes, entitled, 'Quirky Comedy Songs From a Bathroom in Haringey'.

Soho Theatre Dates For Maddy Anholt
Following the five-star sell-out success of her 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show, Maddy Anholt makes her Soho Theatre debut with her audacious new comedy, Diary of a Dating Addict, which tells the hilarious and harrowing story of one woman's quest of dating, mating and hating.

The shows runs from 21st to 23rd March 2016
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE. BOX OFFICE 020 7478 0100

Miles Jupp DVD Release
Host of BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, Miles Jupp, has just released his latest show, MILES JUPP IS THE CHAP YOU'RE THINKING OF. Available to buy online on DVD and download.
Jupp was seen touring this show across the UK in 2014, with 70+ dates. This recording was filmed at The Theater Royal, Margate.

Joe Bor heads to America with BuzzFeed
Joe Bor, having earned the merit earlier this year as writing one of the '21 Funniest One-Liner Jokes' by BuzzFeed (Bor's was listed 4th, just after Milton Jones'), has since been flown over to America by the online media company to record a short comedy, partnered with Costa, looking at ‘Little Things That Make People In Britain Happy’.

Graham Fellows sits in the Mastermind Chair
Actor and writer, Graham Fellows, joins John Humphrey's to record an episode of the long-standing Celebrity Mastermind for BBC 1. It shall be aired later this year.

Shuttleworth on BBC 1's Antiques Roadshow
John Shuttleworth, as seen on BBC2's 'Later With Jools Holland', has just recorded and episode of BBC1's Antiques Road Show, which shall be airing later this autumn.

Andrew Clover and Maddy Anholt Film New Comedy Series
A brand new internet comedy series, 'Malia Car Crash', a satire on youth reality TV shows, is currently being filmed and is to star Maddy Anholt and Andrew Clover

 

Shuttleworth to guest star on BBC Radio 6
You can't go back to savoury now! BBC Radio 6 Music DJ duo, Radcliff and Maconie shall be inviting John Shuttleworth on their weekly afternoon show next Wednesday to discuss some serious stuff, such as who's going to be first to guess the link between all 3 records on Teatime Themetime!

 

Graham Fellows to Join BBC Radio 4 Cast
Joining the cast of Andrew Lawrence's latest BBC Radio 4 series, 'There Is No Escape', is actor and comedian Graham Fellows, who can be heard playing Diane Morgan's father.

 

Andrew Lawrence Stars in 4th Series
Live at The Apollo star, Andrew Lawrence, has written his fourth series for BBC Radio 4, 'There Is No Escape', having enjoyed success with past recordings, such as 2012’s six-part 'How Did We End Up Like This?' and 'What To Do If You’re Not Like Everyone Else.'

Acts on Tour
Running from Edinburgh to a venue near you. Pleased to announce RBM shows on the road this autumn:

Mitch Benn - Don't Believe a Word

Andrew Lawrence - Uncensored

Sean Hughes - Mumbo Jumbo

 

RBM are pleased to welcome, Edd Hedges
Winner of the prestigious, So You Think You're Funny award in 2013, Edd Hedges, joins the stable at RBM

 

Tom Allen says it all in Just A Minute
Tom Allen, making his debut on the BBC Radio 4 series, joins Paul Merton, Gyles Brandreth, Susan Calman and host, Nicholas Parson on JUST A MINUTE

 

RBM are pleased to welcome aboard, Jasper Cromwell-Jones
Jasper Cromwell-Jones, the hapless posh-boy adventurer, is the fantastic character creation by the award-winning, Joe Bor

Click here to visit this client's page


 

Tom Allen in Cats Does Countdown
Exciting news that Tom Allen shall be sitting in Diction Corner with Susie Dent as part of the current series of Channel 4's Cats Does Countdown.

 

Miles Jupp to host The News Quiz
New host for BBC Radio 4's topical comedy programme has been announced. Miles Jupp replaces Sandi Toksvig. First show shall be broadcast on September 17.

 

John Shuttleworth and Friends in A Night At the Palladium
John Shuttleworth and Friends in aid of MS charities with Chas and Dave, Toyah, Martyn Ware, Gordon Giltrap, John Otway, Jon McClure (Reverend and the Makers), Leee John (Imagination) and Sooty and Sweep!
28th June 2015

Click here to visit this client's page


 

EDINBURGH 2015
RBM is pleased to announce six of the best comedians going up to Edinburgh Fringe this year: TOM ALLEN, MADDY ANHOLT, MORGAN BERRY (Joe Rowntree), LUKE BENSON, AMY HOWERSKA and ANDREW LAWRENCE

 

Miles Jupp on Have I Got News for You
Miles Jupp makes another anticipated appearance on the long-running BBC 1 comedy panel show, Have I Got News for You. Starring alongside Stephen Mangan, currently appearing together at The National Theater, as well as journalist, Camilla Long.

 

In and Out of the Kitchen on TV
Previously heard on BBC Radio 4, Miles Jupp, shall be fronting his critically acclaimed show, 'In and Out of the Kitchen' for a TV series on BBC4

 

Extra Summer Tours Announced
RBM are pleased to announce short tours for the summer. Joe Bor's character creation, Jasper Cromwell-Jones (In association with Vivienne Clore) and a double bill - Tom Allen and Carly Smallman, and shall be heading on the road with their full solo shows.

 

Pompidou Goes LIVE
Exciting news for Julian Dutton's, Pompidou. The brand new comedy series, for all the family, which Dutton co-wrote with Matt Lucas and Ashley Blake, shall be airing live on BBC2, Sunday 1st March, 6:30pm

 

Geoff Boyz Heads to Oz
The brilliant Scottish impressionist, Geoff Boyz, flies out to Australia for the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festival

 

Tom Allen Out on the Road with Josie Long
Previously supporting Sarah Millican on tour, now, in association with Show and Tell, TOM ALLEN, supports Josie Long in her UK tour: 'Cara Josephine'

 

Tom Allen joins Holly Walsh on BBCR4
Tom Allen is to join Holly Walsh as a guest on her new BBC Radio 4 series 'Best Behaviour' commissioned for 2015

 

Spring tours announced
RBM are pleased to announce a whole new set of dates for several tours starting from January, including John Shuttleworth, Mitch Benn and Andrew Lawrence

 

John Shuttleworth on BBCR4
Appearing on BBC Radio 4's 'A Good Read', John Shuttleworth shall join Harriet Gilbert to talk Nancy Mitford

 

Miles Jupp plays 'Live at the Apollo'
Miles Jupp, star of BBC2 REV and BBCR4's In and Out of the Kitchen, shall be performing on Live At The Apollo, which is now in it's tenth series.

 

Andrew Lawrence appears in 'Live At The Comedy Store'
Andrew Lawrence, currently on tour, and regularly heard on BBCR4, shall be performing on Live At The Comedy Store for Paramount

 

Luke Benson performs solo show
Direct from Edinburgh, Luke Benson performs his fantastic solo show. 'Luke Benson Makes Something of Himself' at Otherplace, Brighton.
Thursday 27th November

 

Tom Allen records BAD ROBOTS for E4
Tom Allen, alongside Michael Gambon, records the voices for a brand-new E4 comedy series, 'Bad Robots'

 

Carly Smallman supports James Mullinger on tour
RBM is pleased to announce that Carly Smallman, star of ITV2's 'Viral Tap' and BBC's 'The Rob Brydon Show', shall be supporting James Mullinger on his autumn UK tour.

 

Julian Dutton starts filming
Julian Dutton, star and co-writer of the brand new BBC series, POMPIDOU, has commenced filming on his new prime-time visual comedy series.

Julian wrote POMPIDOU alongside Matt Lucas and Ashley Blaker and it will be directed by Lucas and Charlie Hanson, who has worked as a producer with a wealth of comedy stars, including Ricky Gervais, Harry Hill, Lee and Herring, Lee Mack and Alan Davies.

Click here to visit this client's page


 

Autumn Tours Announced
RBM is pleased to announce several acts are heading on tour; John Shuttleworth; Andrew Lawrence; Sean Hughes; Mitch Benn.

 

Returning from Edinburgh
All of our superb acts had a fantastic time in Edinburgh this year coming away with full hour shows. All receiving 4/5 stars

 

New BBC Radio 4 Series from Andrew Lawrence
Exciting news that a new radio series, written by Andrew Lawrence, is being commissioned by BBC Radio 4

 

Shuttleworth
Listen to John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music, with specials guests, Chas and Dave, Heaven 17 and many more yet to come, on BBC Radio 4

www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04bbhtz

Click here to visit this client's page


 

EDINBURGH 2014
RBM is pleased to announce six of the best comedians going up to Edinburgh Fringe this year: ANDREW LAWRENCE, TOM ALLEN, CARLY SMALLMAN, SPENCER BROWN, LUKE BENSON AND MORGAN BERRY (Joe Rowntree).

 

Julian Dutton - Winner of BEST COMEDY
The Radio Academy Awards 2014 presents Julian Dutton with the GOLD for BEST COMEDY for writing and performing in SECRET WORLD.

"The judges felt that the greatest joy of The Secret World was in the sharpness of the writing and the highly entertaining performances. This wasn't just satire. It was satire with great imagination."

 

Tom Allen Supports Sarah Millican
Exciting news about Tom Allen who will be making appearances as tour support for Sarah Millican's new show which is touring towards the end of May. Find him in Portsmouth, Bournemouth and Southampton.

 

Carly Smallman co-stars in new ITV2 panel show
Carly Smallman is working with Caroline Flack and Matt Richardson at ITV2 creating an exciting new panel show, 'Viral Tap', taking up residence as a regular panellist

Click here to visit this client's page


 

John Shuttleworth records with Heaven 17
John is recording JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S LOUNGE MUSIC with Martyn Ware and Glenn Gregory from 'Heaven 17' on Radio 4, broadcasting in the summer

 

Punt and Dennis Tour
Steve Punt and Hugh Dennis have now finished their successful 2014 tour, 'Ploughing On Regardless'. Keep an eye out for the new series of the Now Show this year.

 

Vinegar joins RBM
The Vinegar Girls, Samantha Baines, Katie Burnetts and Harriet Fisher now join RBM with their kooky and crazy characters

Click here to visit this client's page


 

EXTRA DATES for Miles Jupp
Miles Jupp has been selling out so fast with his tour, 'Miles Jupp Is The Chap You're Thinking Of', we had to add more dates going into May and June.

Click here to visit this client's page


 

2014 Comedy Tours
Our Comedy Tours are making great progress around England and Ireland! Including Mitch Benn, Sean Hughes, Miles Jupp and Andrew Lawrence.

 

Julian Dutton co-stars in BBC R4's 'Secret World'
Julian Dutton co-stars in the upcoming hit impressions show ‘The Secret World’ alongside leading impressionists Jon Culshaw, Debra Stephenson & Lewis Macleod. Now in its fourth season, Julian also writes the series; the first show airing at 6.30pm on Thursday 28th November on BBC R4.

 

Maddy Anholt Joins RBM
The hugely talented Maddy Anholt joins RBM

 

Miles Jupp 2014 Tour Announced
Miles is making a return to stand-up and going on his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heat with which he toured the UK twice and performed in London's West End in 2012.
It's a man, standing on a stage, facing an audience, talking about some things and ultimately aiming to cover the cost of his white goods.

See Miles' page for tour details.

 

Andrew Lawrence Joins RBM
We are pleased to announce the gifted Andrew Lawrence joins RBM

 

Julian Dutton teams up with Matt Lucas
Actor, comedian and impressionist and also much in demand as a comedy scriptwriter, Julian has just landed a prime-time TV comedy series for BBC 1, POMPIDOU!, co-created and co-written with Little Britain star Matt Lucas. The first silent comedy TV series to be made for almost twenty years (since Rowan Atkinson’s ‘Mr. Bean,’) Julian is writing 6 episodes with Matt for filming later this year.

 
rbm actors