Mat Ricardo

Entries by Mat Ricardo

Jay Leggett

(1) Comments | Posted 27 December 2013 | (11:38)


I remember very well the first time I met Jay Leggett, who recently died, suddenly and tragically.

My agent had set up an audition for a new show - a partly improvised theatre piece that was to be staged...

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Bad TV

(0) Comments | Posted 4 November 2013 | (23:00)

Last week I received a message inviting me to be a contestant on ITV1's premium douchefest Take Me Out. I've been invited to appear on a few TV shows. I'm not saying this to boast, because God knows what kind of person would think that being seen as an easy...

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Mat Ricardo's London Varieties

(0) Comments | Posted 21 June 2013 | (10:53)

For years I whinged about how there's no decent variety shows on TV any more, about how all I wanted to be a part of - hell, all I wanted to be in the audience of - was a knock-down, drag-out, no-apologies West End variety show. Sadly for me, they...

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By Way of an Introduction...

(0) Comments | Posted 18 June 2013 | (00:00)

In the early '80s, when the teenage me was sat at my school desk in North London, having a fairly unpleasant time, I was told that I should consider my future. Myself and my classmates were informed that it was time to think about what we might like to do...

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