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THEATRE

RICHARD HERRING

In 2021 Richard Herring went to his GP to find out why his right ball seemed to be growing bigger. It turned out that he had testicular cancer and one month later he was lying in hospital waiting to have his murderous gonad removed. Would he survive? (No spoilers!).

For a comedian who had done a whole show on male genitalia (Talking Cock) and written a book about toxic masculinity (The Problem With Men) this felt like some cruel trick of fate.

In his much-anticipated return to stand-up after six years, Richard talks bollocks and answers the question on everyone's lips: Is a severed gonad in a jar a fitting prize to bring in for Taskmaster?

Richard will be bringing his one-man show 'Can I Have My Ball Back' to the Alton Arts Festival on 10th July. Tickets on sale now!

DATE: 10/07/24

TIME: Doors 7.15pm

VENUE: Martin Read Hall, HSDC Alton College

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