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BIOGRAPHY

Training: Mountview Academy Of Theatre Arts 

 

​​Theatre Credits includes: Mr Krabs & u/s Patrick Star in the UK & London Premiere Of The Spongebob Musical (Original Cast - UK Theatre Awards Nominee) Mudge & Others In The European Premiere of Dolly Parton's Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol (Southbank Centre, London - Original Cast), Abanazar In Aladdin (White Rock Theatre, Hastings QDOS/Daryl Back) , Harry in Bromance The Dudesical (The Other Palace/How Very Productions), Grantaire/Pimp in Les Miserables In Concert (Guernsey), Thomas u/s King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour), Fatty Arbuckle in the critically acclaimed production of Mack And Mabel (Southwark Playhouse) Judah/Baker in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK and European tour); Genie Of the Lamp In Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre Swindon, Daryl Back/QDOS) Bamatabois/Loud Hailer/Ensemble in Les Miserables In Concert (Channel Islands tour 08/09) Principal Vocalist ​in New York, New York(Empus Productions); Parchester in Me and My Girl (London Palladium); Principal Vocalist for the LivCom Awards (Beijing, China); Darryl Van Horne in The Witches Of Eastwick (Albany, Deptford); Harry in Company(Chelsea Theatre); Pirate/Policeman in The Pirates of Penzance (St Paul's, Vauxhall), Emcee in Cabaret, Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady, the title role of Richard III (Studio Theatre, Mountview); Mr Akbar in The Diary of Me (Harlow Playhouse); Tony in West Side Story (Shaftesbury, Devon); Barnaby Tucker ​in Hello Dolly, Tommy the Cat in Dick Whittington (Princess Thea​​​​tre, Torquay); Principal Vocalist in Night Fever (Babbacombe, Torquay); King in Oliver! (National Tour)​​​​​​​​. 

 

Richard performs at Cabaret evenings and venues across the country including Beyond Broadway in the Boards Bar at the Edinburgh Playhouse and is currently putting together 2 one man shows, one performing the songs by The Carpenters and the other performing songs from the shows. Also Richard co-produced 'West End At The Lantern' (Lantern Theatre, Sheffield) as well being a principal vocalist.

Richard was a regular headliner at the Hive Cabaret evening at the Battersea Barge. He is also one of the founding members of That's Life - A swing revue show, playing the role of Johnny. 

Richard can be heard on the EP 'No one Sings Higher Than Me' written by Stuart Matthew Price on the Melodies & Motion Album.

 

He has also recorded some tracks for a new musical 'Marnie & The Kaleidoscope' playing Mr Rainbow and Daniel/Ensemble. 

 

Richard has taught musical theatre workshops with various Stagecoach Schools and Performing Arts Colleges around the UK, specialising in Acting Through Song and Audition Technique.  

Casting Credits Include - Casting Director for Mad On Her (Tour/London/Film), Assistant Casting Director for The Catch (Primley Road Productions)

 

Workshops include: Gasparini/Ensemble in Stiletto (Robert Stigwood Organization), Mr Rainbow & Daniel/Ensemble in Marnie & The Kaleidoscope (Imperfectly Natural) Renfield/Quincey Morris in Dracula the Musical (Bill Kenwright LTD), Lord 'Stubby' Stubbington in Before the Night 's Through (Lucky Stiff Productions); Mr Akbar in The Diary of Me(Harlow/SMP Productions); Mary in The Last Breath (Something on the Tongue Productions), Sal/Gregor in Victor/Victoria (Danielle Tarento/Southwark Playhouse), Johnnie/Ensemble in Rumor Has It (CM Productions).

 

TV and Film includes: Christian TV Casting Director in The Catch (Primley Road Productions/MWS Media), Fat Queen in Beautiful People (BBC2); The Late Late Show (RTE), Nolan Live (BBC NI), The Nutcracker - the Untold Story (Noisette Productions); Picnic (SKY TV/Rogue Films); Casualty (BBC Bristol); Teachers (Channel 4/Tiger Aspect); Down to Earth (BBC South West); Bertie And Elizabeth (Carlton TV); Jamie in Jamie's Story (Discovery UK Films).

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