I specialise in playing character parts, both comic and serious. Therefore my voice can be warm; reassuring; confident; authoritative and friendly. It can also be comic; humorous and upbeat or melancholy, sad and wistful. I am often asked to age both "up" and "down" as required.
BA (Hons) Degree in Music (with Business Studies) - Anglia University 1990
2000 Repertory Theatre Course, The Academy Drama School
2011 Narrator/Voice-over Artist for Promotional Advertisements for Consulate Translations Ltd
2004-2011 Narrator/Voice-over Artist for Cartoons (Software Solutions) for Locksley Media Solutions)
2010 Narrator/Voice-over Artist (Air Products Promo Video) for Inspired Film & Video Ltd
2009 Narrator/Voice-over Artist (Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry) for Elbow Productions
2009 Richard Grafton (The Godiva Story animation) for Elbow Productions
An ex-civil servant and sales manager, Richard graduated from The Academy in 2000 and has since appeared in theatre, film, television, commercials and voice-overs as a character actor, playing both comic and serious roles. He fronted the "CSL Sofas" television campaign from April-August 2011 before appearing as "Eustace" in "Pollyanna" at the Cambridge Corn Exchange. He also recently script-edited "A Matter of Time", (first performed at the New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent and in which he played the lead role of P Morgan Farkell) while his first play, "Food for Thought", toured throughout May/June 2011.