Duffy, Life After George, Duchess Theatre - London

Written by Hannie Rayson, the play deals with a series of flashbacks into Georg’s life, his relationship with four women and their relations with each other. Richard had the role of George’s friend and confidante, Duffy.

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Normal Tate, Donkeys' Years, by Michael Frayn, UK Tour - Sonia Freidman Productions/ATG

Twenty five years after graduation, six former students return to their university college for a reunion dinner. Once locked in college for the night, the graduates begin to relive their youth, old friendships, feuds.....Richard had the role of Norman Tate.

Review: DY



John Wheelwright, A Prayer For Owen Meany, National Theatre - Lyttleton

Simon Bent's adaptation of the American novel written by John Irving, it tells the story of John Wheelright and his best friend, Owen Meany growing up together in a small New England town in the 50s-60s. Richard's part was that of John Wheelright.

Review: Prayer


Cymbeline, Cymbeline, Shakespeares' Globe Theatre

Richard had the lead part in this production of Shakespeare's Cymbeline at the Globe Theatre. The story was based on legends of the early Celtic British King Cunobelinus and deals with the themes of innocence and jealousy.


Sump, Hard Fruit, Royal Court - London


Anna Karenina

“In my top ten of a lifetime of theatre going” Clive Barnes, New York Post


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Anna Karenina 1998
Anna Karenina - 1998 - Richard Hope - Shared Experience


Pierre, War and Peace, National Theatre - Cottesloe

Written by Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace details the lead in to Napoleon's invasion of Russia and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society as seen through the eyes of five Russian aristocratic families. Richard played the part of Pierre.

Fantastic review: W&P

War and Peace theatre: Independent review


War and Peace (1996)