Rich Fulcher is an American comedian, writer and improviser, dividing his time between Los Angeles and London.
Rich is most well known for his roles in the hit comedy series The Mighty Boosh for Baby Cow and BBC 3. He also appeared as Bob Fossil and other characters in the record breaking Mighty Boosh Live show, which toured the UK (inc. London's Wembley Stadium and the O2 Arena) from September 2008 to January 2009.
Rich is currently in the film, High Road, starring Rob Riggle, Horatio Sanz and Hangover 2's Ed Helms, He has also recently released a podcast to critical ignominy entitled Gone Riffin with Rich and Abed http://bit.ly/ibJgRn.
Rich has guest starred on Children's Hospital (Adult Swim), The Sarah Silverman Program (Comedy Central), Funny or Die Presents (HBO), Skins (E4), The Omid Djalili Show (BBC One) and has appeared on Miranda Hart's Unwrapped (BBC Two), The Wright Stuff (Channel Five), Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two) and Journey of the Childmen (The Mighty Boosh on Tour documentary).
In 2010, he has been performing as his alter-ego the glorious Eleanor - aka 'the world's greatest groupie'. Eleanor, a self-professed "tour whore" who appeared in The Mighty Boosh series 3, now has her own show - An Evening With Eleanor, The Tour Whore. Having taken comedy festivals in Adelaide, Melbourne and LA by storm, Rich/Eleanor also played the E4 Udderbelly on London's Southbank and had a successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Rich's first book TINY ACTS OF REBELLION - 97 ALMOST LEGAL WAYS TO STICK IT TO THE MAN was published in October 2009 by Michael O'Mara books and is available in the UK, US, Australia and also to download as an eBook on Amazon. For more information and news on the book see www.tinyactsofrebellion.com
In 2006, Rich starred in Snuff Box - his own sketch show series which he wrote and performed with fellow comedian Matt Berry. The series of six episodes was commissioned by BBC3 and produced by Charlie Hanson (Extras) for Channel X and directed by Michael Cumming (Brass Eye). Due to massive public demand Snuff Box was finally released on DVD in 2008.
Rich began his comedy career in Chicago, where he became a member of Improv Olympic and the Second City National Touring Company. He was also one of the early members of the Upright Citizens Brigade.
He played four roles in The Mighty Boosh with Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding which won the Perrier Best Newcomer award in 1998. Rich was also a core writer and performer in Unnatural Acts (Paramount Television) with Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding and Sean Cullen and featured in a Boosh project for BBC Radio in London.
Rich first appeared in the UK as Professor Fulcher in the hugely successful Modern Problems In Science 'the world's only completely improvised university lecture' and then in The Rich Fulcher Show that was subsequently nominated for a Stella Artois Award at the Melbourne Comedy Festival.
Modern Problems' stormed the Edinburgh Festival in 1995 and 1996 and then transferred to The Bloomsbury Theatre in London for two seasons before playing the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and touring to Australia and Singapore. Modern Problems' filmed their own six-episode TV series for Paramount Television with guests including Greg Proops, Bill Bailey, Sean Cullen and Rich Hall.
Rich performed his solo show, Mom, I'm Not A Lawyer in Edinburgh and at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, where he won the prestigious Piece of Wood Award and has subsequently performed the show in Los Angeles and New York.
Rich is currently working on a screenplay, a TV series and live dates all over the globe...
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