Richard Topping

Richard Topping

Richard Topping (born August 19, 1967) started his career on-stage as a stand-up comedian on the London club circuit in the late 1980s. He moved into television in the 1990s, co-hosting several shows including BBC's "This Multimedia Business", "The Technophobe's Guide To The Future" and ITV's "The Web Review". He moved to Sky Television's computer channel (.tv) as host of "Masterclass", which ran for over 500 episodes, and was a regular guest presenter on "Chips with Everything", "Blue Chip" and "Buyer's Guide".

Topping is also the [ author] of several books on television and film including "Kevin and Perry", "Monty Python: A Celebration" and "Kenny and Me", the ghostwritten autobiography of actress Cleo Rocos. His first children's book, "Magical Uncle Urlich" was published by m2f Books in 2005.

In 2001, Topping moved to the United States to pursue a career in [ acting] . Recent films include "Lie Detector" (for release 2008) [ "Cathedral Park"] , [ "Punk Love"] , [ "Come Hell or Highwater"] (for release 2008) and [ "The Astonished Man"] (for release 2008).

He is represented by [ Ryan Artists] , in Portland, Oregon, USA.

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