Richard is a screenwriter and author. Legendary Comics and WEBTOON, the world’s largest digital comic platform, recently launched Richard’s original comic series ROB, a re-interpretation of the Robin Hood mythos created for a new generation. Readers can download the official WEBTOON app by visiting the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Richard is the lead writer on the tie-in comic for Netflix’s hit show Lost in Space – also for Legendary Comics – and is currently working on new comic book IP to be released later this year. Richard has several Titan Comics’ Doctor Who series under his belt for the 7th, 12th and 13th Doctors and has written many titles for the Doctor Who book range from Penguin Random House.
A previous winner of the BBC Writer’s Room Opportunity, Richard also previously participated in NBC Universal development initiative and has a number of credits to date including writing on Thunderbirds Are Go! For ITV and Amazon Studios, and winning the British Screenwriters’ Award for Best Children’s TV Show in 2018 for his work on the BBC’s Go Jetters.
NEVERAFTER (Blonde Mamba) Current
Family fantasy TV series, pilot episode
SURFACE TENSION (Chrysalis Vision)
Original crime series in development
MURDER OF CROWS Current
Pilot for a crime series
NO KIDDING Current
Pilot for a series set in a nursery school
DANCE OF THE UNDERWORLD Current
Pilot set in the criminal underworld of turn of the century Paris
THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO (ITV/ITV Studios/Weta) 2018
LIGHT AND SHADOWS (Capital city entertainment) 2018
12 part web series
CAPTAIN EXTRAORDINARY (Rushfirst Creative) 2016
Pilot episode for children’s television show
EENA MEENA DEEKA (Disney) 2015
MAJID (Majid TV) 2015
Member of the LA writers’ room for new show for UAE children’s channel, Majid Kids TV.
GO JETTERS (BBC) 2015-2016
TREE FU TOM (BBC) 2014-2016
STARGATE SG-1 – DUPLICITY (MGM) 2013
DOCTOR WHO (Big Finish Productions) 2012
Commissioned to write three scripts for Big Finish’s Doctor Who Main
Range and Companion Chronicles. Paradoxicide was released in August 2011. The
Wanderer was released in April 2012 and The Rings of Ikiria was released in June 2012
SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
SHERLOCK HOLMES – THE TANGLED SKEIN (Big Finish Productions) 2012
Commissioned to adapt two Sherlock Holmes novels for Big Finish’s audio range
of plays. Richard also credited as Assistant Producer.
LAST LINE (Aftershock Comics) Current
LOST IN SPACE Countdown to danger Current
DOCTOR WHO The Thirteenth Doctor Vol. 0 (Titan Comics) Current
64 page special comic launching Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctro Who
ROB (Legendary Comics/Webtoon) Current
TIME LORD MYTHS & LEGENDS (BBC Books/Penguin Random House) 2018
An anthology of Doctor Who short stories based on classical mythology.
DOCTOR WHO – TARDIS, DALEK, CYBERMAN, SONIC SCREWDRIVER, K9, WEEPING ANGEL, ADIPOSE and SUPREME DALEK (Running Press, Perseus Books Group) 2013-Current
Originally published in 2013 as part of the TV Show’s 50th Anniversary. Two titles published annually.
ENCOUNTERS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES – short story, The Adventure of the
Swaddled Railwayman (Titan Publishing) 2013
DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL, TIME FRAUD (IDW Publishing) 2012