Adam Riches

Adam Riches

Date of birth: 29-03-1973
Winner of the 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award, and nominated in three categories in the following year's Chortle Awards: Breakthrough act; character and sketch; and best show
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Fifth series for The Cold Swedish Winter

Radio 4 commissions another four episodes

Radio 4 comedy The Cold Swedish Winter is to return for a fifth series.

The show, about a London stand-up comic living in Sweden, and is recorded there with some of the country’s  most popular TV comedy actors, including Thomas Oredsson, Sissela Benn, Thomas Eriksson and Anna-Lena Bergelin, alongside Britain’s Adam Riches.

It first launched in 2014 and is wrtitten by  Danny Robins, whose wife is from the Scandinavian town of Eksjö. He revealed the recommission on Twitter, thanking comedy commissioner Sioned Wiliam and Radio 4 controller. Gwyneth Williams 

Then he added: ‘Right, I'm off to write 4 more eps not so loosely based on my own marriage…’

Here are the cast explaining why Sweden is better than England.

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Published: 14 Feb 2019

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2003

Plat Du Nuit: Comeback Special

Edinburgh Fringe 2007

Adam Riches: Victor

Edinburgh Fringe 2008

Alpha Males

Edinburgh Fringe 2009

Rogue Males

Edinburgh Fringe 2010

Adam Riches Rides!

Edinburgh Fringe 2011

Bring Me The Head Of Adam Riches

Edinburgh Fringe 2014

Adam of the Riches

Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Adam Riches is Coach Coach



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