Laurence Rickard

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Laurence is an award winning writer and performer, specialising in comedy.

He was a principle writer and one of the stars of the BAFTA and National Comedy Award winning ‘Horrible Histories’ and his family friendly fantasy sitcom ‘Yonderland’, produced by Working Title Television, debuted on SKY1 in 2013.

His first feature film ‘Bill’, co- written with Ben Willbond and staring the lead cast from Horrible Histories, is currently in production with Cowboy Films/Punk Cinema for BBC Films.

He is also one half of the duo ‘Larry & George’.

 

Performing – Television
Date Programme Production Company / Channel Information
2013-14 Yonderland Working Title / Sky 1 Performer/Wrier/Associate Producer: 2 Series
2009-13 Horrible Histories Lion /Citrus/ CBBC Performer/Writer: 5 series  BAFTA winning show
2012 Anna and Katy Roughcut / Channel 4 Performer/Writer/Script Editor
2012 Horrible Histories Jubilee Performance Lion /BBC1 Performer/Writer BBC Jubilee Coverage
 2011  Horrible Histories Big Prom Party Citrus CBBC Performer/Writer; Highlights from HH BBC Prom
2011 Dick & Dom’s Funny Business BBC2 Performer/Writer
2011 Gory Games Citrus/CBBC Performer/Writer Horrible Histories game show
2010 Beat The Internet (Pilot) Princess Productions for BBC3 Performer/Writer: Pilot
2008 Balls of Steel Objective/Channel 4 Performer: Series 3
2007 What Are The Chances of That Happening? Avalon/ITV Performer / Writer: Harry Hill Pilot
2007 Tearjerkers MTV Performer
2007 All Star Wind Ups ITV Performer / Writer
2007 My TV Homegrown Trouble Performer / Writer
2005 Lost Reels (Pilot) LNFU Performer / Writer: Pilot
2004 Private Lives Tiger Aspect/Channel 4 Performer / Writer: Comedy Lab
2003 Fish Out Of Water Pebble Beach Productions Presenter/Writer: Pilot
2001 Have Fun / Go Mad Whereits.at Television / Sky Presenter, Performer / Writer
2001 Burning Issues Whereits.at/ Sky Presenter/Performer/Writer
2001 Larry & George In Colour Whereits.at/ Sky Performer / Writer: Sketch Show
Performing – Radio
Date Programme Station Information
2005 Faux Pourri CSV / BBC Southern Performer / Writer
2004 Sketchley & Dewhurst LBC Radio Performer / Writer: Sketches
2004 Larry & Gary Up The Tower LBC Radio Performer / Writer: Sketches
2004 Scilly Automatic The Sandy Toksvig Show / LBC Radio Performer / Writer: Live Sitcom
2002 Larry & George In Colour Radio Pilot Performer / Writer: Sketch Show
Performing – Film
Date Film Production Company Information
2014 Bill Cowboy Films / Punk Films / BBC Films Performer/Co-writer
Performing – Theatre
Date Show Venue Information
2013  National Youth Film Awards Odeon Leicester Square Host Writer
2011 The Horrible Histories Prom Royal Albert Hall Performer/Writer
2007 Rough Cuts Showcase Hen & Chickens Theatre Performer/Writer
2005 Nan-a-thon Charity Benefit for Age Concern Performer / Writer
2004 The Party Plan Edinburgh Fringe Performer / Writer
Performing – Commercials
Date Commercial Information
2010 Phones4U Ident
2007 PC World Ident
Performing – Internet
Date Title Website / Production Company Information
2009 The Harry & Danny Show BBC Online / RDF Performer: Pilot
Writing – Television
Date Programme Production Company / Channel Information
2013-14 Yonderland Working Title/Sky1 Lead Writer/Performer/Associate Producer
 2014 All Over The Place: Europe  CBBC Sketch Writer
2009-13 Horrible Histories Lion/ Citrus/CBBC Writer/Performer 5 series BAFTA winning show
 2013 Crackanory Tiger Aspect/Dave Writer/Performer
2013 Gory Games Citrus/CBBC Writer and performer
 2013  Murder in Suburbia Tiger Aspect/ITV Writer: Pilot
2012 All Over The Place USA CBBC Sketch Writer
2012 Anna and Katy Roughcut / Channel 4 Writer/Script Editor/Performer
2012 Kerry Howard Show Objective / BBC3 Writer: Pilot
 2012  Fit  Citrus/CBBC Writer
2012 Watson & Oliver BBC2 Writer
2012 Psychobitches  Tiger Aspect/Shy Arts Writer: Pilot
2011 Really Horrible Histories Lion / CBBC Writer/Script Editor
2011  Peter Rabbit  Silergate/Nickleodeon Writer/CGI Animation
2011 Unconceived Kudos TV/Brown Eyed Boy Co-creator/Writer: development
2011 The Impressions Show Series 3 BBC1 Writer
2011 Watson & Oliver, Series 1 BBC2 Writer
2011 Horrible Histories Big Prom Party Citrus/CBBC Writer/Performer: Highlights from HH BBC Prom
2011 The Morgana Show / VIP Channel 4 Writer: Pilot
2011 Gory Games Citrus/CBBC Writer/Performer Horrible Histories game show
2011 Dick & Dom’s Funny Business CBBC Writer/Performer
2010 How Not To Live Your Life, series 3 Brown Eyed Boy/BBC3 Additional Material
2010 Dirty, Sexy, Funny, Series 2 Tiger Aspect Writer
2010 Duty Calls Rise Films Writer/co-creator: development
2010 The Revenge of Gavin Dicks BBC Writer/co-creator; development
2010 Hedz CBBC Writer
2010 All Over The Place CBBC Writer
2010 Speechless Kudos In development
2010 Me & My Monsters Tiger Aspect/Jim Henson/CBBC Writer: Two series
2010 The Stephen K Amos Show BBC Writer
2010 The Armstrong & Miller Show, Series 3 BBC1 Writer
2010 The Reginald D Hunter Show, Series 2 Angel Eye/BBC2 Writer
2010 Copycats CBBC Script Editor
2010 The Impressions Show, Series 2 BBC1 Writer
2010 Beat The Internet Princess Productions/BBC3 Writer/Performer: Pilot
2010 Ed & Oucho’s Excellent Inventions CBBC Writer
2010 A Question of Sport Relief BBC1 Writer
2009 Animals BBC Writer: development
2009 Starspotter BBC Writer: development
2009 Children In Need BBC1 Writer
2009 All Star Mr & Mrs, Series 3 Celador/ITV Writer
2009 Comedy Roasts Monkey Kingdom/Channel 4 Writer: development
2009 School Daze & The Caravanettes CBBC Writer: development
2009 The Armstrong & Miller Show, Series 2 BBC1 Writer
2008 Gordon Ramsay: Cookalong Live Channel 4 Writer
2008 The Culshaw & Stephenson Show BBC1 Writer
2008 The Mighty Sprouts The Walt Disney Company Writer
2008 The Charlotte Church Show, Series 3 Monkey Kingdom/Channel 4 Writer
2008 Home Assembly Media Group Writer/co-creator: development
2008 Brain Thrust Mystery Spin TV for MTV Writer
2007 What Are The Chances of That Happening Avalon/ITV1 Writer/Performer
2007-08 The Charlotte Church Show, Series 2 Monkey Kingdom/Channel 4 Writer
2007 Fonejacker E4  Additional Material
2007 Fist of Zen MTV Writer
2007 Texas Quiz Show Massacre North One Television Writer: Pilot
2007 All Star Wind Ups ITV Writer/Performer
2007 My TV Homegrown Trouble Writer/Performer
2006 Weakest Link BBC2 Writer
2006 The Christian O’Connell Show Sky 1 Writer
2006 Movie Lounge Channel 5 Writer
2006 Popcorn Sky One Writer
2005 Parties Celador Writer/Co-creator: development
2006 What Are You Talking About Willis? Monkey Kingdom Writer: Pilot
2004 Private Lives Tiger Aspect/Channel 4 Writer/Performer: Comedy Lab
Writing – Radio
Date Programme Production Company / Station Information
2011  The Horrible Histories Prom BBC Radio 3 Writer/Performer: Live broadcast of HH BBC Prom
2009 Hot Gossip BBC Radio 2 Writer
2007 The 4 Radio Weekly Show Bwark/Channel 4 Radio Writer
2005 Faux Pourri CSV / BBC Southern Writer/Performer
2004 Larry and Gary Up The Tower LBC Radio Writer/Performer
2004 Sketchley & Dewhurst LBC Radio Writer/Performer
2004 Scilly Automatic The Sandy Toksvig Show / LBC Radio Writer/Performer
Writing – Film
Date Film Production Company Information
2015 Untitled Project Punk Cinema/Cowboy Films Writer
2015 Untitled Project  Aardman Features Writer
2014 Bill BBC Films / Punk Films / Cowboy Films Writer
2003 Hot As Heaven 48hr Film Challenge Writer
Writing – Theatre
Date Show Venue Information
2013  National Youth Film Awards Odeon Leicester Square Writer/Host
2011 Horrible Histories Prom Royal Albert Hall Writer/Performer :BBC Proms
2007  Rough Cut Showcase Hen & Chickens Theatre Writer/Performer
2005 Nan-a-thon Charity Benefit for Age Concern Writer/Performer
2004 The Party Plan Edinburgh Fringe Writer/Performer
Writing – Internet
Date Show Venue Information
2012 Twenty Twelve BBC Comedy Online Video Writer: Online Video
2011 Horrible Histories Quiz BBC Online Script Editor
2011 Kate Middleton (Holly Burn) Eyeworks Writer; online Sketches
2011 Twenty Twelve BBC Comedy Online Writer/Designer: BBC blog
2010 Jazzie Movement Eleven Films / BBC Comedy Writer
2010  The Reginald D Hunter Show Angel Eye Films Writer
Writing – Commercials
Date Show Information
2010 Fosters
Awards
Date Programme Award Information
2014 Yonderland Rose D’Or Best Sitcom Nominee
2014 Horrible Histories Prix Jeunesse Special Prize: Best Children’s Non-Fiction of the Last 50 Years
2014 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Writing
2014 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Acting
2014 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Non-Animated Series
2013 Horrible Histories BAFTA Best Comedy (Children’s)
2013 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award Best TV Sketch Show
2012 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Non-Animated Series (Nominee)
2012 Horrible Histories Rose D’Or Best Children’s Programme
2012 Horrible Histories BAFTA Best Comedy (Children’s)
2012 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award Best TV  Sketch Show
2011 Horrible Histories British Comedy Award Best Sketch Show
2011 Horrible Histories BAFTA Best Comedy (Children’s)
2011 Horrible Histories RTS Award Best Children’s Programme
2011 Horrible Histories Broadcast Award Best Children’s Programme
2011 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award BestBritish Comedy
2011 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award Best British Sketch Show
2011 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Writing
2011 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Acting
2011 Horrible Histories Kidscreen Award Best Non-Animated Series
2011 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award Best TV Sketch Show
2011 The Armstrong & Miller Show British Comedy Award Best Comedy Series
2010 Horrible Histories British Comedy Award Best Sketch Show
2010 Horrible Histories BAFTA Best Comedy (Children’s
2010 Horrible Histories BAFTA Best Writing (Children’s)
2010 Horrible Histories Prix Jeunesse Best International Children’s Show (Non-Fiction)
2010 Horrible Histories Association of International Broadcasting Awards Best Children’s Factual Show
2009 Horrible Histories British Comedy Guide Award Editors Choice