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 Theatre, 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).