Richard is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle and was named Close up Magician of the Year ’99-2000. He was also given the Cecil Lyle award for best original effect 2001. In 2003 he became The International Brotherhood of Magicians Stage and Close up Magician of the Year.
As a performer Richard has visited over 30 countries. With shows ranging from 4 minutes at a board meeting through support act for Victoria Wood to cabaret in New Zealand.
Richard is in great demand by his peers having travelled throughout the USA and to Australia and New Zealand to lecture at magic conferences.
Magic for theatre includes
Barnum (Chichester Festival Theatre), Titus Andronicus (RSC), Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith), The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (360), After Miss Julie (Young Vic), Measure for Measure (RSC), The Globe Mysteries (The Globe), Dr Faustus (The Globe), The Wiz (Birmingham Rep & WYP), Martina Cole’s The Graft (Theatre Royal Stratford East), Five Guys Named Moe (Underbelly, Theatre Royal Stratford East), Blythe Spirit (Watermill Theatre, Newbury ), The Bartered Bride (Staatstheatre, Darmstadt), Anansi and the Magic Mirror (Talawa, Hackney Empire), The Nutcracker (Theatre Royal, Bath), Big Love (Abbey Theatre, Dublin), Cinderella (Old Vic), Women beware Women (RSC), Dreams from a Summer House (Watermill Theatre, Newbury), The Witches (Leicester, Haymarket), Dr Faustus (Young Vic), Julius Caeser (Young Vic), Some Sunny Day (Hampstead Theatre) and The Granny (Wimbledon Theatre)