Richard is a writer of scripts, novels and comics. He writes audio drama scripts for franchises such as Doctor Who, Stargate, Sherlock Holmes, Sapphire & Steel and Space 1889. He is an assistant script editor and assistant producer on a range of Sherlock Holmes audio dramas and will be taking over as Producer on the Doctor Who spin-off Bernice Summerfield for production company Big Finish in 2013.
His first novel Alien Adventures was published by BBC Children’s Books in 2010 and he has since gone on to write books and short stories for Penguin UK, Titan Publishing, Black Library and Snow Books. He has also written comic strips for IDW and BBC Magazines and his first original graphic novel will be published in 2013.
Richard is currently developing several TV ideas – one in conjunction with BBC Writers’ Room and CBeebies. His agent is Julian Friedmann.