Richard is an actor, movement director, director and practitioner for Frantic Assembly. He trained at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, London. Richard first appeared in Frantic Assembly’s 2008 and 2014/15 UK touring productions of Othello. His work as a practitioner now sees him teaching Frantic Assembly’s devising methods and directing residencies with emerging theatre makers all over the UK and internationally.
His work as an actor includes Benjamin Britten’s Opera of A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opéra de Rouen Normandie); The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage (Bridge Theatre); King Lear (US Tour); Wings (Young Vic); The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare’s Globe); Watership Down (Watermill Theatre); Peter Pan (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre); Othello (Frantic Assembly); Emil and the Detectives (National Theatre); Pygmalion (Old Vic), Call the Midwife (BBC); the feature films The Batman and The Legend of Tarzan (Warner Bros.) and the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games.
His work as a Movement and Fight Director includes More Than Skin Deep (The Verbatim Formula): Jekyll and Hyde (Box Clever); Common Lore (Stute Theatre/Northern Broadsides); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Faction); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Tooting Arts Club).
His work as an Associate Director includes The Passenger and Belt Up (Box Clever).