Author Profile: Richard Thomas Osmond also known as Richard Osman is an English television presenter, novelist, presenter, director and producer.
Name: Richard Osmond
Timeline: Richard Osmond is well known for being the co-presenter and creator of ‘Pointless’ the BBC One television quiz show since 2009. He is Creator Director of Endemol Shine UK.
Background: Richard Thomas Osmond is an English television presenter, novelist, director and producer with British nationality. He is also known as a comedian. Richard Osmond was born on 28th November 1970 in Billericay, Essex, United Kingdom. Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England is Richard’s hometown. He is 49 years old. The Thursday Murder Club,More is his well known book.
He completed his education between 1989 and 1992 with majors in Sociology and Politics at Trinity College, Cambridge and Warden Park Academy.
David Osman and Brenda Wright (teacher), his parents brought him up in Haywards Heath, West Sussex. His father left the family when David was just nine years of age. His brother Mat Osman (musician) and he both faced a lot of difficulties during his younger days. Richard Osmond was born with an eye condition called nystagmus which reduces vision significantly.
Genre: The deft authority exhibited by his poems on remedies, poisons, plants and roadkill, which are attuned to digital and human environments, give his poems, the required energy. A lot about the modern and ancient world is revealed in Richard Osmond’s works.
Literary Contributions: David Osmond read English Literature as a contemporary of Pointless co-presenter Alexander Armstrong.
After winning the Heat’s ‘Weirdest Crush Award’ Osman became an ‘unlikely heartthrob’ on 6th December 2011.
Useful Versus, his debut collection a treasure trove of information does not come as a surprise as his job was a wild-food forager. Before Osmond became a director of ‘Endemol UK’ a television production company, he did a job at Hat Trick Productions. He produced television shows including Deal or No Deal and Prize Island for ITV for Channel 4.
David got his very first broadcasting experience in an open-access music show called Turn It Up, as a regular contributor. This notable show went on BBC Radio Sussex every Sunday evening.
Unique Stylistic Features: His television shows include, Pointless, Two Tribes, Insert Name Here, Child Genius, The Fake News Show and Richard Osmond’s House of Games. He has been a team captain on two comedy panel shows including The Fake News Show and Insert Name Here. Osmond’s appearances on a range of British panel shows have gained him a lot of reputation.