Veep's Sam Richardson on the show's evolution and the importance of bringing levity to politics

The Veep star talks about his time on the show and how the current political climate impacted the political comedy's final season.
Sam Richardson attends the Premiere of HBO's "Westworld" Season 2 at The Cinerama Dome on April 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Actor and comedian Sam Richardson plays the affable and oblivious Richard Splett on the HBO political comedy Veep.

The character shatters all the usual tropes of political TV shows because, unlike every other character on Veep, Richard Splett is a genuinely good guy, if not a little naive.

Richardson joined q's Tom Power to talk about his time on the show and how the current political climate impacted the show's final season.

Click 'listen' near the top of this page to hear the full interview. 

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