Richard Osman is the Creative Director of Endemol Shine. Richard rose to fame presenting Pointless with Alexander Armstrong and presents his own BBC quiz, House of Games, along with Insert Name Here and Child Genius. He is also a regular on panel shows such as Have I Got News For You and Would I Lie To You.
His debut novel, The Thursday Murder Club, was acquired by Katy Loftus at Viking for seven-figures following a ten-way auction. The Thursday Murder Club follows Joyce, Ibrahim, Ron and Elizabeth, four octogenarians living in a retirement home, who meet on Thursday evenings to investigate unsolved killings. But when a local property developer is found dead, the Thursday Murder Club finds themselves in the middle of their first live case.
Viking will publish The Thursday Murder Club in Autumn 2020, with Richard’s second novel in the series following in 2021.
Richard is represented by Juliet Mushens.