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Richard Calder

Richard has just completed filming in the role of Chairman of the RCP in 'Mad To Be Normal' directed by Bob Mullan.

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Physical details

Gender: Male

Eye colour: Blue

Hair colour: Brown

Hair length: Medium

Playing age: 44 - 54 years

Actual age: 63

Height: 5ft 11ins

Weight: 69kg

Build: Medium

Location: London

Nationality type: European

Appearance: White


Richard returned to the theatre having graduated from Hull University in drama.Previously he had worked in the profession but also worked in industry and qualified as a Probation Officer.This experience he has brought with him into the profession and has informed his portrayals of such diverse characters as Prospero and Mr Bardolph(Lettice and Lovage).

He has a natural gravitas helped by a rich mellow voice hence he being asked to undertake recordings for radio and storytelling.He enjoys the challange of rehearsing and creativity in a collaborative environment.

Richard also has homes in London and Yorkshire.


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2016 Presenter, Green Screen Presenter , BYG Systems for BNP Paribas , Rebecca Lawson
2011 Robert Chadwick, Ful Circle , Ministry of Defence , Mike Hammond
2013 Government Minister, E Learning Programme , BYG Systems
2009 Ian James, Dreampad , Silverfish Media for Dreampad , Mark Lucas
2006 John Richards MP, Diageo 2011 , Medialink for Diageo Ltd , Jeremy Frankel/Dominic Re
1998 Customer, Solving The ISA Puzzle , Sonara Productions for HSBC , Marcus Smith
1998 Mr Smith, Theres Always A Reason , Human Focus Int for HSE , Kevin Law
1998 Customer, Customer Solutions , Walnut Partnership for HSBC , Gary Nutland
2016 Chairman of RCP, Mad To Be Normal , Gizmo Films/Bad Penny Productions/GSP Studios , Bob Mullan
2013 The Architect, Residue , Matador Pictures/Green Screen , Alex Garcia Lopez
2013 Dr Joseph Darcy, Asleep on Foreign Shores , Baalsrud Film , Nikolai B. Lundh
2009 Richard, Constellation , JCL Productions , Jonathan Lowe
2008 Man, Tribute , Independent Production , Jonathan Lowe
2004 Vicar, The Contract , Independent Production , Tatania Morugy
2003 Sir Richard, The Ages of Hunting , Northern Film School , Tapani Viikkani
2003 Leo Hilton, The Lermontou Edition , Eskay Productions , Matt Caulfield
2003 Dr Grissom, Rosetta - Prima Donna Assoluta , Water on the Rock , Kenneth Barker
2001 Man, Invalid , Northern Media School , Jonathan Lowe
1997 Mr King, A Game of Four Players , Infinite Productions , Nina Pantalides
2015 The Architect, Residue , LWH Entertainment , Alex Garcia Lopez
2011 Detective, Appropriate Adult , ITV Studios , Julian Jerrold
2011 Angler, Prisoners Wives , Tiger Aspect for BBC , Damon Thomas
2008 Walter Higgins, Eine Liebe im Herbst , FFP New Media GMbH for , Dieter Kehler
Stage Tour
2010 King Alonso, The Tempest , Dean Taylor Productions , Dean Taylor
2009 Gratiano, Merchant of Venice , Dean Taylor Productions , Dean Taylor
2008 Gremio/Pedant, Taming of the Shrew , D.T. Productions , Dean Taylor
2007 Don John, Much Ado About Nothing , D. T. Productions , Dean Taylor
2006 Antipholus of Syracuse, Comedy of Errors , D.T. Productions , Dean Taylor
2007 Kingston J. Platt, Laughter in the Wings , Ratatat Theatre Company , David Goodwin
2004 Charles Condomine, Blithe Spirit , REC Theatre Co/Buxton Opera , Martin Beard
2002 Mr Bardoplh, Lettice and Lovage , REC Theatre Co , Martin Beard
2002 James, John Carpenter , Ryedale Theatre Co , Alan Avery
2000 Henry Higgins, Pygmalion , New Century Theatre Co , Bill Bowen
2000 Various, The Importance of Oscar , Onatti Theatre Co , John Woodford
1998 Mr Birling, An Inspector Calls , C'Est Tous Theatre Co , Chris Appleby
1998 Petruchio, Taming of the Shrew , C'Est Tous Theatre Co , Chris Appleby
1997 Prospero, The Tempest , Open Hand Productions , Simon Bell
1997 Oberon, A Midsummer Nights Dream , Open Hand Productions , Graham Padden
Voice Over
2005 Narrator, Catton Hall , Independent Production , Jackie Herd
2003 Narrator, A Walk in Arabia , Chris Mayer Productions , Chris Mayer
1999 Narrator, The Artists Credo , Mayer productions , Chris Mayer
1996 Bill, Old Bill , BBC Radio , Graham Henderson
1999 Narrator, Chorcliffe School Today , Mayer Productions , Chris Mayer
1997 Charles Dickens, A Dickens of a Time , Spin Off Theatre Co , Honor Pallant
1997 Badger, A Book For All Seasons , Spin Off Theatre Co , Honor Pallant


Accents & Dialects

RP*, Yorkshire, Welsh, London*, South African, French, Southern Irish, Russian

Other skills

Muscular, Video, Cycling, Singer, Swimming, Driving


University of Hull 1991 - 1994 BA Hons Drama