Screenwriter / Novelist
Richard writes drama and children's television scripts as well as as novels and comics.
Richard was one of a handful of writers selected for NBC Universal's Development Initiative in 2015 and again in 2016. He was Lead Writer on the Disney Hungama show EENA MEENA DEEKA and staff writer on the BBC's BAFTA Award-winning TREE FU TOM.
He is also currently developing his first original IP with Legendary Entertainment.
Richard is the series writer on Running Press's best-selling line of DOCTOR WHO books and has written for IDW and Titan DOCTOR WHO comics. Richard has also many DOCTOR WHO audios scripts and works of non-fiction to his name.
He was the winner of the BBC Writersroom search for new writers in 2012 and has written for several BBC shows since then and was the Head Writer on new action series, CAPTAIN EXTRAORDINARY, in development with Rushfirth Creative.
He has a track record in developing shows for existing IP and is also developing his own projects: NO KIDDING - a workplace drama cantered around a group of nursery school workers and THE LAST HORSEMAN - a fantasy drama that takes a look the Horsemen of the Apocalypse from a different angle.
A judge for the Children's BAFTA Awards, Richard also writes prose and audio scripts for MGM's STARGATE SG-1 and Sherlock Holmes - including adapting THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES and writing his own stories for Titan Publishing's range of books.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Gallifrey One 2020 - February 14-16, 2020 in Los Angeles, CA 2019
- Gallifrey One 2019 - February 15-17, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA 2018
- Gallifrey One 2018 - February 16-18, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA 2017
- Gallifrey One 2017 - February 17-19, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA 2016
- Gallifrey One 2016 - February 12-14, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA 2015
- Gallifrey One 2015 - February 13-15, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA 2014
- Gallifrey One 2014 - February 14-16, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA 2013
- Gallifrey One 2013 - February 15-17, 2013 in Los Angeles, CA 2012
- Chicago TARDIS 2012 - November 23-25, 2012 in Lombard, IL
- Gallifrey One 2012 - February 17-19, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA 2011
- Chicago TARDIS 2011 - November 25-27, 2011 in Lombard, IL
- Gallifrey One 2011 - February 18-20, 2011 in Los Angeles, CA 2010
- Gallifrey One 2010 - February 26-28, 2010 in Los Angeles, CA
13 confirmed guest appearances