Richard trained at The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
His Shakespeare credits include, most recently, As You Like It and The Tempest (for the Bridge Project at BAM NY and The Old Vic), Troilus and Cressida (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Tempest (US Tour), and As You Like It (Derby Playhouse), the title role in Richard II (Pleasance London), Hamlet (ETT tour and New Ambassadors), Two Gentleman of Verona (RSC), Othello (Glasgow Citizens Theatre).
Other theatre includes the role of Bertie in Crown Matrimonial (ACT productions), The Madness of George III (Apollo Theatre ), Tonight @ 8.30 (Chichester Fest. Theatre), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead , The School for Scandal (ETT), Lord Windermere in Lady Windermere’s Fan (Manchester Royal Exchange, Theatre Royal Haymarket and tour), Miss Private View (Soho Theatre), title role in The Legend of King Arthur (Red Shift), Habitats (Gate Theatre), A Square of Sky (The Kosh), Play Dead, The Boat Show, and The Art of Escape (all for the People Show), Byron The Poet (Kings Head), Gateway to Heaven (Oval House and UK tour), Truth Talks (Southwark Playhouse), The Tango Room (for Josette Bushell-Mingo and Aspect Theatre Co.), and A Patriot for Me (RSC).
Television includes: Spooks, Holby City, Casualty, Murder Most Horrid, and Berkeley Sq (BBC). Downton Abbey, The Royal, Doctors (ITV), The Bachelor Years of Prince Charles, Queer As 18th Century Folk, E=MC2 (Channel 4), Crossroads (Carlton), Family Affairs (Ch. 5).
Film: Shine (Momentum Films), Hamlet (Cromwell Films), and The Wolfman (Wolfman Productions Inc).