Set and Costume Designer
Richard is a set and costume designer working throughout the UK and internationally designing drama, musical theatre, opera and dance. He has designed international, national and regional tours, repertory theatre and stand-alone productions. His work includes the West End Premiere and subsequent International Tour of Seussical, the UK Tour of hit musical Avenue Q and Little Red and The Wolf (Noisemaker and Dundee Rep) which was nominated for best Children's production at both the UK Theatre Awards and Critics Award Theatre Scotland in 2016. His designs have been nominated for the Broadway World Awards (Addams Family, 2014) and the Off West End Awards (Merchant Of Venice, 2013), while he was Shortlisted for the Old Vic 12 in 2015. Richard is also the Associate Designer of New English Opera.
Forthcoming work includes: A Night To Remember (Citizens Theatre), Look Up (Hikapee Theatre, UK Tour), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and The Snow Queen (Dundee Rep).
Recent theatre credits include: Guess How Much I Love You (West End, UK and Worldwide Tour), Art and Outside Mullingar (Vienna’s English Theatre), A Christmas Carol, Love Song and Little Red and The Wolf (Dundee Rep), Seussical (West End and International Tour), Come Hell Or High Water, One More Sleep ’Til Christmas and The Rifles (Citizens Theatre), Into The Woods, 9to5, Urinetown, Addams Family and Spring Awakening (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), 12 Days of Christmas and 12:1 (Chickenshed), The Girl Who (Noisemaker and RCS), The Seagull (York Theatre Royal), Stoat Hall and St Finnigan’s Elbow (Eastern Angles),The Merchant Of Venice (Lazarus, Jack Studio), The History Boys and The Hound Of The Baskervilles (Greenwich Theatre).
UK National Tour credits include: Avenue Q (2014-2019), Bring On The Bollywood (2017), A Streetcar Named Desire (2017), Democracy (2016), Spectretown (2015), Jekyll and Hyde (2015), Kidnapped (2014), A Midsummer Nights Dream (2013), The Man Who Had All The Luck (2012) and Lord Of The Flies (2012).
Opera and Dance credits include: Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel (High Time Opera / Coventry Belgrade), Sharing Stages (Chickenshed), 125 (Groundswell) and VITA (InBetween).
Alongside his theatre work, Richard has worked extensively in Film and TV. Credits include: As Art Director: Make A Musical (BBC Two, BAFTA nominated), Windscreen Wimps/1930s Car Design (Riverside Museum). As Production Buyer; Bill (BBC Films / Horrible Histories), Moving On (BBC One), Justice (BBC One), AMINA (African Film Tour) and More Than Words (BBC One).