Richard is best known on television in the UK for his regular roles as Sam Kratz in Neighbours and Dr Lachlan Frazer in Home & Away (Channel 7 Australia), and as Jonny Foster in Emmerdale (ITV). He also filmed Citizen Shane, a comedy pilot for the BBC and ABC. Other television credits include; The Man from Snowy River (The Series; Crawford Productions), Newlyweds (Crawford Productions), E Street (Westside Productions), State Coroner (Crawford Productions) and Wintertime (Australian Broadcasting Commission).
Theatre credits include: George Kittredge in High Society (Old Vic); Sid Silver in Copacabana (UK tour); Bernadette in Pricilla Queen of the Desert (UK Tour) for which he received rave reviews, appearing with Jason Donovan and Noel Sullivan. Prior to this he played Mitzi/Tick in the West End production of Priscilla Queen of The Desert at the Palace Theatre. Other roles include Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music (Dubai); Sir Robert Chiltern in An Ideal Husband (English Theatre of Frankfurt); Lawrence Steene in A Daughter’s A Daughter, with Jenny Seagrove, directed by Roy Marsden (Theatre Royal Windsor) and Inspector Barnes in Bells Are Ringing (The Union Theatre). Richard has also performed in national tours of Footloose, The Musical (Mark Goucher Ltd; Dir. Karen Bruce), Henry James’ Daisy Miller (Directed by Christopher Morahan), Dial M for Murder (Middle Ground Theatre Co), Teen Scream (Chris Moreno Ltd, Theatre Royal Lincoln & Edinburgh Festival; Directed by Chris Colby) and There’s no Place Like a Home (Chris Moreno Ltd; Directed Chris Colby).
Theatre credits in Australia include: Martin Crimp’s The Misanthrope (Melbourne Theatre Company), Noel Coward’s Design for Living (Sydney Theatre Company), and Moliere’s The Will (Harold Park Playhouse). Richard also played Older Patrick in Mame at the Melbourne Concert Hall, the role of Greg Connell in the Australian hit musical, The Boy from Oz (Directed by Gayle Edwards), and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (David Frost Organization, Directed by Christopher Renshaw).
His film credits include: The Hay Makers (Dir: Sam Coates), and Waltzing Matilda (Dir: Chris Langman).