Russell Richardson

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Russell is about to start rehearsals as Danny in BRASSED OFF, a co-production between Theatre By The Lake, Stephen Joseph Theatre and Octagon Bolton.

He played John Heminges in the European Premiere of THE BOOK OF WILL, a co-production between Bolton Octagon, Queens Theatre Hornchurch and Shakespeare North Playhouse.

Russell won a UK theatre Award for Best Production for Young People with The Hobbit and an NTA for Best New Play with An August Bank Holiday Lark.


TRAINING: East 15 Acting School

Television credits include: Dodger, Emmerdale, Coronation Street, Bancroft, Holby City, Creeped Out, The City & The City, Hollyoaks, Last Tango In Halifax, Doctors, Two Pints of Lager And  A Packet Of Crisps, Poirot, The Message, Family Affairs, Murder In Mind, Drop The Dead Donkey, Dalziel And Pascoe, Brookside, London’s Burning, Bugs, Doggin’ Around, Calling The Shots, Chalkface, The George Leitch Murder. 

Theatre credits include: The Book Of Will (Bolton Octagon, Queens Theatre Hornchurch and Shakespeare North Playhouse), To Have To Shoot Irishmen (Liverpool Everyman/Almanac), The Secret Garden, Canterbury Tales (Theatre By The Lake), Pinocchio, The Hobbit, Oliver Twist (Dukes Lancaster), The Winters Tale, An August Bank Holiday Lark (Northern Broadsides), Hindle Wakes, A View From The Bridge, Romeo & Juliet, Comedians, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ghosts (Bolton Octagon), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Babes In Arms (Regent’s Park) The Princess & The Sprout (Wrongsemble), A Scarborough Tale (Sleeping Dogs Theatre), Under The Market Roof (Junction 8 Theatre), Chip Shop Chips (Box Of Tricks), The Sensational Emmet Bradshaw & Trevor (Slung Low Shorts), Our Day Out, Deathtrap (Oldham Coliseum), The Glee Club, Cinderella (CAST Doncaster), Wind In The Willows (West Yorkshire Playhouse), Much Ado About Nothing, Hercules (Chester Open Air Theatre), Waiting For Godot (Lichfield Garrick), Condurrow (No.1 Tour), Singin’ In The Rain (London Palladium).

Fim credits include: The Siege, Bolan’s ShoesMiss Willoughby & The Haunted Book Store, Me, Myself & Di, Ghost Walk, Freedom Dance, The Church, So This Is Romance?