Richard Stride trained at The Academy of Live and Recorded Arts in London. He has gone on to work on many productions in TV Film and Theatre his credits include Robbie in Girls Night Out (No 1 Tour), Ratty inThe Wind in the Willows, National tour, Parasol Theatre Company, and Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, open air Grassy Knoll Theatre, London. Konstantin in The Seagull fro ALRA, Allan Stang in Equus for Grip Theatre, Sir Andrew Aguecheek in Twelfth Night and Roderigo in Othello. Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Banquo in Macbeth for Groundlings Open Air Tours; worked with Commedia Dell’arte in Ritlessi Veneziani, West End, Unusual Suspects in West End, The Captain in Marie, Hen and Chickens Theatre, London, J.M. Barrie and Mr. Darling in Peter Pan, Hamlet in Hamlet and Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet all for Groundlings. Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady.
His Television credits include News Paper Reporter in Absolutely Fabulous BBC, RAF Pilot in A Rather English Marriage BBC. Groom in Longitude BBC, University Professor in H. G. Wells, American TV, Scot in Agony, Live TV, Sailor in Making Waves Catrloton TV, Leprechanus for American TV and Keen Eddie American TV. Rihard has also appared in many films including, First Knight, Lost, Gladiator, E.S.N, The Visitors, Blinded, Lost, Deconstructing Think Tank, High Heels and Lowlifes, Follow Every Move, Sleepy Hollow, Bright Young Things, Shakspeare In Love, Killing Me Softly, Star Wars Attak of the Clones, Episode 2 and Star Wars, Revenge of the Sith, Episode 3,
Richard’s Directing credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Our Day Out, Music Hall, The Snow Queen, Stepping Out, Equus, Cabaret, Female Transport, Grease, The Seagull, Blood Brothers,West Side Story, Twelfth Night (the Musical) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Bugsy Malone, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Magician’s Nephew, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Wicked, Peter pan and Festival of Christmas from 2003 – 2017, Aladdin, Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Jack and the
Beanstalk, Macbeth, Steetcar Named Desire, Titanic, One Man Two Govenors, Wizard of Oz, Liaison Dangerous, Charlotte’s Web, Private Lives, Under Milk Wood, The Crucible, Blithe Spirit, Pirates, Old Time Music Hall, Romeo and Juliet. My Fair Lady, Pink Triangle, Frankenstein, Christmas Carol and many many more.
As a film Director Richard has worked on Elizabeth ER and Stricken City, Shakespeare Festival Trailer, Christmas Carol Trailer, Frankenstein Trailer, Christmas Carol Trailer, Titanic (Short Film).