Richard Herring: What is Love Anyway? (4 stars)

This article is from 2011

Richard Herring

The "King of Edinburgh" at his scintillating best

Back to his scintillating best, Herring delivers a barrage against our notions about love despite (or because of) his own admission that he may have found ‘the one’. She plays a key role in a typically lengthy sequence about Ferrero Rocher pyramids and he brings a raw hilarity to his Julia Sawalha story while the moving finale really hits home.

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Richard Herring: What is Love Anyway?

Does anybody love anybody anyway? So asked insane Welsh poet philosopher Howard Jones in 1983. Finally someone dares to answer. Having sorted out religion (Christ on a Bike), politics (Hitler Moustache) and penises (Talking Cock), the star of the award winning podcast As it Occurs to Me and Radio 4’s Richard Herring’s…