Richard studied at the RSAMD (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) and works throughout the UK and Internationally designing drama, opera, musical theatre and dance. His work includes the West End premiere and subsequent International Tour of Seussical and the UK tour of hit musical Avenue Q. His designs have been nominated for the Broadway World Awards (Addams Family, 2014) and the Off West End Awards (Merchant Of Venice, 2013). While studying Richard was awarded the Julia Stewart Award. Richard is Associate Designer to opera company High Time, for whom he has designed Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Rossini’s Cinderella in recent years.
Current and Upcoming work includes: Guess How Much I Love You (West End and International Tour) and Art (Vienna’s English Theatre).
Previous productions at Dundee Rep: Love Song and Little Red and The Wolf.
National and International Touring credits include: Bring On The Bollywood (2017), A Streetcar Named Desire (2017), Avenue Q (2014-2016), 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).
Theatre credits include: Outside Mullingar (Vienna’s English Theatre), Seussical (West End and International Tour), The Rifles (Citizens Theatre), Into The Woods, 9to5, Urinetown, Addams Family and Spring Awakening (RCS), 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 (Jack Studio), The History Boys and The Hound Of The Baskervilles (Greenwich Theatre).
Opera and Dance includes: Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel (High Time Opera / Coventry Belgrade), Sharing Stages (Chickenshed), 125 (Groundswell) and VITA (InBetween).
Film and TV includes: 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). As Art Director: Make A Musical (BBC Two, BAFTA nominated), Windscreen Wimps/1930s Car Design (Riverside Museum).