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Laurence Rickard

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Gender Female
Age 47
Date of birth June 14,1975
Zodiac sign Gemini
Born Brighton
United Kingdom
Other nameLarry Rickard
ChildrenIsaac Rickard
Notable credits Horrible Histories
Bill
Yonderland
Tracey Ullman's Show
Job Actor
Comedian
Screenwriter
Movies/Shows Yonderland
Bill
Anna & Katy
Comedy Lab
Horrible Histories
Tracey Breaks the News
Ghosts
Official site laurencerickard.com
Education Brunel University
Date of Reg.
Date of Upd.
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Laurence Rickard Life story


Laurence Carl "Larry" Rickard is an English actor, writer, and comedian best known as a member of the British Horrible Histories troupe, Yonderland and Ghosts. He is also one half of the comedy writing/performance duo "Larry and George" with George Sawyer.

Laurence Carl "Larry" Rickard (born 14 June 1975) is an English actor, writer, and comedian best known as a member of the British Horrible Histories troupe (in which he appears in the TV series Horrible Histories), Yonderland and Ghosts. He is also one half of the comedy writing/performance duo "Larry and George" with George Sawyer.

Career


Rickard has written for numerous UK comedy shows, notably including The Armstrong and Miller Show, The Charlotte Church Show and The Impressions Show with Culshaw and Stephenson, as well as children's programme Me and My Monsters.

He is perhaps best known for his role as a principal cast member, lyricist and writer for the award-winning CBBC programme Horrible Histories, in particular for creating and performing the character of 'Special Correspondent' Bob Hale (a parody of presenter Peter Snow). He has also appeared regularly on the spin-off game show Horrible Histories: Gory Games and in the Horrible Histories BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall.Along with the five other members of the Horrible Histories starring cast, Rickard is also the co-creator, -writer and -star of Yonderland, a family fantasy comedy series that premiered on SkyOne on 10 November 2013. A second series was released in 2015 and a third has since been commissioned and began filming in early 2016. In addition he is the co-writer of Bill, a BBC-produced comedy film which is based loosely around the early life of William Shakespeare and involves the same starring troupe. Filming took place in 2014, and the film had a nationwide UK release in September 2015.As a performer he has also appeared in the Channel Four Comedy Lab 'Private Lives' as well as the TV series Balls of Steel.

He is also a writer and performer on Tracey Ullman's Show and Tracey Breaks the News. While he has played numerous roles on the shows, his most recent recurring role is that of Philip May, the husband of Prime Minister Theresa May.

He stars in the 2019 BBC sitcom Ghosts and has written for it.

Personal life


He currently lives in Sussex with his partner Mary Philips and his son. In October 2021, Rickard confirmed on his Twitter that he has contracted Covid-19, although he seems to have recovered since then, as we have not heard any bad news after the average 14 days of covid, suggesting he has recovered healthily.

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