Hair & Wigs Designer
Richard has enjoyed a great career in hair, make-up and wigs. He has worked on Evita, La Cage aux Folles and Priscilla Queen of the Desert in New York.
London theatre includes: Merrily We Roll Along; Privates on Parade; South Pacific; Top Hat; Hairspray; Passion; Legally Blonde; End of the Rainbow; Piaf; Sweet Charity; Frost/Nixon; Guys and Dolls; The Producers; Starlight Express; Thoroughly Modern Millie.
Nationwide productions include:White Christmas; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang; We Will Rock You; Nine to Five; Little Britain Live.
Film includes: The Ghost Writer; Titanic; It’s De-Lovely; Star Wars; Mask of Zorro; The Pianist; Disney’s Santa Clause; Richard Harris as Dumbledore in Harry Potter.
Television includes: Little Britain; The Catherine Tate Show; French and Saunders; Poirot; Miss Marple; and Larkrise to Candleford.
Richard owns London’s Wig Specialities. He is personal wig-maker to Sir Sean Connery, Kylie Minogue and Dame Edna Everage, while his clientele includes Maureen Lipman, Albert Finney, Jessica Lange, Dame Judi Dench, Katie Melua, Leona Lewis, Michael Ball, Susan Sarandon, Dame Shirley Bassey, Madonna and the late Danny La Rue.
Current work includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Henry V for the Michael Grandage Company, and The Commitments.
From Here To Eternity premiered at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End on 30 September 2013.