Richard Blackwood

Richard Blackwood

Richard Blackwood (born 15 May, 1972, South London Hospital for Women and Children [" ["London Tonight", ITV - 29/08/08] ] Clapham, London, England) is a British stand-up comedian, television personality, sometime actor and MC. He co-presents a show on the London radio station, Choice FM, and guests as a disc jockey at nightclubs in the United Kingdom.

Career

Blackwood presented the UK version of "Singled Out" on C5 [" [http://www.ukgameshows.com/page/index.php/Singled_Out] Singled Out] and, in 1999, presented his own show called "The Richard Blackwood Show", which was commercially and critically unsuccessful [" [http://entertainment.uk.msn.com/tv/features/gallery.aspx?cp-documentid=6493489&imageindex=11 Channel 4 Misses] ," MSN Entertainment, (accessed February 9, 2008).] .

Blackwood appeared on Brass Eye in 2001, during which he was tricked into saying that internet paedophiles can make computer keyboards emit noxious fumes in order to subdue children. [" [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/1461240.stm Channel 4 defends 'sick' satire] ," BBC News, Saturday, 28 July, 2001 (accessed February 9, 2008). ] He had acting appearances in "Holby City" in 2003 and played the title character in the 2002 television series, "Ed Stone Is Dead". In March 2007, he acted in the critically unsuccessful Bollywood film "Don't Stop Dreaming". [" [http://www.dontstopdreamingthemovie.com Don't Stop Dreaming] (accessed February 16, 2008). ] [" [http://www.bbc.co.uk/films/2007/03/12/dont_stop_dreaming_2007_review.shtml BBC Review of 'Don't Stop Dreaming'] "(accessed March 3, 2008)] In 2005 Blackwood appeared in the critically maligned "Princes of Comedii" DVD release, his involvement being described as 'desperate' by DVD Times reviewer Eamonn McCusker [" [http://dvdtimes.net/content.php?contentid=62769 DVD Times - Princes of Comedii] " (accessed 3 March, 2008)]

Blackwood is now a radio presenter for London station Choice FM. [" [http://www.choice-fm.co.uk/article.asp?id=44568 Choice Fm - Richard Blackwood] " (accessed February 16, 2008). ]

Personal life

In a 2000 interview Blackwood claimed that if he had not made it in showbusiness he would have been "a graphic designer, designing buildings" (sic). [" [http://64.233.183.104/search?q=cache:5Wz6sFAFhfgJ:www.channel4.com/community/showcards/R/Richard_Blackwood_Show.html+richard+blackwood+nicknames&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=uk Channel 4 - The Richard Blackwood Show] "] In a 2001 interview on Channel 4's website, Blackwood claimed to be good friends with Will Smith. [" [http://www.channel4.com/community/showcards/B/Big_Breakfast_-_Richard_Blackwood.html Big Breakfast - Richard Blackwood] " (accessed March 3, 2008).]

Due to a large tax bill for the previous year he found himself unable to pay, he declared himself bankrupt in 2003 and was evicted from his Isle of Dogs apartment. [" [http://www.mydocklands.co.uk/docklands/celebs&gossip-richard_blackwood.htm] " myvillage.com, 11 April, 2003 (accessed February 9, 2008). ] Later that year his car was towed away for failure to pay parking fines. [" [http://www.mydocklands.co.uk/docklands/celebs&gossip-richard_blackwood.htm] " myvillage.com, 28 April, 2003 (accessed February 9, 2008). ]

Discography

"You'll Love to Hate This" (2001)

Notes

External links

* [http://www.richardblackwood.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/biography.htm Official Site]
*imdb name|id=0085990|name=Richard Blackwood
* [http://www.twiceasnice.co.uk/artistprofile.php?artist_id=194 Agent's profile]


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