Born on the Wirral and trained at East 15 Acting School.
Richard won Best Feature Film at the Latina Film Commission for his debut film 'The Young', going on to win an Honorable Mention at the Los Angeles Movie Awards. The post-apocalyptic drama also secured Best Director and Best Feature at the Wirral International Film Festival.
Richard went on to write and direct two more films, 'Precipice Hours' and 'Saddenly Now' before embarking on the Wilfred Owen biopic 'The Burying Party', scooping 16 awards including Best Director at the Los Angeles Movie Awards, Best Picture at the New York Film Awards and Best Feature Film at the New Renaissance Film Festival, making its UK Premiere.
As a theatre director, Richard AD'd for Graham Hubbard with Robin Hood before directing the universally acclaimed 'Brawn' at the Brighton Fringe. He has also run workshops and directed at Identity School of Acting.