Richard Wilson has been working on and off at Hat Trick for around 15 years, as producer and ultimately Executive Producer of 'Have I Got News For You'.
Richard left advertising in 1991 for a trainee comedy producer job at BBC Radio. After 5 years of working with a variety of talents from Roy Hudd and June Whitfield to Matt Lucas and David Walliams, he moved into Television production.
He spent 10 years as a freelance producer with Paul Merton on 'Room 101', Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey and Simon Amstell on 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks', Stephen Fry on 'Comic Relief' and Sean Lock on 'TV Heaven/Telly Hell'.
Richard eventually joined Hat Trick permanently as Head of Comedy entertainment in 2006. Recent productions have included 'It's Only A Theory' with Andy Hamilton and Reginald D. Hunter, 'News Knight with Sir Trevor McDonald' and 'The Bubble' with David Mitchell.