LUKE RICHARDS by Kate McDonald
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201 Horton Road, Manchester M14 7QE
Phone: 0161 224 4446
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Merseyside, England, United Kingdom
Height:6'3" (190cm)
Weight:17st. 7lb. (111kg)
Playing Age:25 - 34 years
Eye Colour:Blue
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Bald
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Quality:Gentle
Voice Character:Natural


Luke will be performing as Father Christmas in the stage panto, When The Grinch stole the Reindeer, at Tarvin Sands Fishery & Reindeer Centre throughout December.

Stage Film Television Short Film Further Credits
2019, Stage, George, Failure Studies, Precarious Theatre, Liam Grogan
2019, Stage, Craig, Inheritance, Young, Gifted and Black Showcase, Tasharelle Jones-Hoyes
2019, Stage, Luke Fletcher, The Luscious Luke Fletcher Show, Fight Like A Girl! Presents: A Play In a Day, Jess Handley
2019, Stage, Orca, Middle Man, Georgie, Underwater, Gare Du Nord Theatre Group, Paola Arzuffi
2019, Stage, Orca, Georgie, Middle Man, Underwater, Gare Du Nord Theatre/ Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Geoff Baker
2019, Stage, Father Christmas, When the Grinch Stole the Reindeer, Tarvin Sands Fishery & Reindeer Centre, Karl Greenwood
2018, Stage, Boris Johnson, Bullingdon Revisited, Tambourgi Productions/ Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tess Humphrey
2018, Stage, Charlie Edwards, From Heaven to Hell, As You Do Theatre Company, Sue Jenkins
2018, Stage, Charlie Edwards, From Heaven to Hell (Revival), As You Do Theatre Company, Sue Jenkins
2017, Stage, Young Max, In My Head It's Beautiful, Proud Festival/The Straight Acting Theatre Company, Renny Krupinski
2017, Stage, Young Max, In My Head, It's Beautiful, Straight Acting Theatre Company, Renny Krupinski
2017, Stage, Harvey Flynn, Noir, Vertigo Theatre Productions, Craig Hepworth
2016, Stage, Cousin Eddie/ Bender, But John Hughes Said It Would Be Ok, The Unnamed Theatre Company, Anne Fortune
2016, Stage, Priest, Hamlet, Manchester Fringe Festival, Anne Fortune
2016, Stage, The Ghost, Hamlet, Manchester Fringe 2016, Anne Fortune
2016, Stage, Maternity Nurse, The Sisters of Kinvara, JLSA Manchester/ Play4Free Festival, Marie Greenhalgh
2016, Stage, Antonio, Twelfth Night, Bravo Theatre Company, Sammy Holden
2016, Stage, Ryan, Two Rucksacks and A Map of the World, Underdog Theatre Company, Clarke McWilliam
2015, Stage, Richard, The Fey, Bewilderbeastly Productions, Anne Davies
2015, Stage, Sergai, The Senace, The Secret Group, Andrew Siddall
2015, Stage, Nurse/ Padraig understudy, The Sisters of Kinvara, JLSA Manchester, Marie Greenhalgh
2014, Stage, Wrath/Cornelieus/Emperor, Dr Faustus, Almost Famous TC, David Hamilton
2014, Stage, Andrew, Merlot's Magic, Irlam Fringe Festival, Paul Blinkhorn
2014, Stage, Tony Wilson, This is Manchester, The Rorschach Test / Manchester Fringe Fest, Luke Richards
2012, Stage, Lt. Hans Gruber, 'Allo 'Allo!, Almost Famous TC, Matt Fox
2012, Stage, The Wolf, Iron Hans, Ugly Step Sister, Grimm Tales, Almost Famous TC/ Buxton Fringe Festival, David Hamilton
2011, Stage, The Wolf/ Iron Hans/ Ugly Step Sister, Grimm Tales, Almost Famous Theatre Company, David Hamilton
2011, Stage, Joe Calbot, Reservoir Dogs, Almost Famous Theatre Company, Craig Emmerson
2018, Feature Film, Perry, Licentious, Art&Soul Films, James Walton
2018, Feature Film, Henchman, The Villain, Tanvi Films, Jogi Prem
2017, Feature Film, Brother Martin, Five Hells For A Thief, Altered Stranger Pictures Limited, Mike Clarke
2017, Feature Film, Rapist, The Spawning, Darkheart Productions, Simon Riley
2016, Feature Film, Priest, Hamlet: 400 years of Shakespeare, Manchester Filmmakers/ Manchester Central Library, Anne-Marie Fortune
2016, Television, Head of SES, Crimes That Shocked Australia Series 2, Title Role Productions/ Foxtail/ Sky S&I, Amelia Jane Hunter
2013, Television, Student, Fresh Meat Season 3 Eps 6, Objective Productions/Channel 4, Jamie Jay Johnson
Short Film
2019, Short Film, Blaine Irons, 0 Lives Left, Project BlackStar & Manchester Film School, Zak Wundowa
2019, Short Film, Goliath, Batman: Terror of Arkham, Infinite Potential Films, Johnathan Glickman
2019, Short Film, Victor, Confessions, ARMs Reach Productions Ltd, MD Ashwell
2019, Short Film, Death Eater, Tales of the Wizarding World, On this Night Productions, Liam L. Yall
2018, Short Film, Secretary of Defence, Anatomy of a Crisis, Detro Media, Vincent Boardman
2018, Short Film, Terry, Jam, Enigma Studios, The Fat Frier Productions, Patrycja Foltynowicz
2018, Short Film, Douglas, The Burden, ARMs Reach Productions Ltd, MD Ashwell
2018, Short Film, Alexi Sokolov, The Scent, Out There Productions, Joe Dobson
2018, Short Film, The Man in the White Suit, Welcome to The Machine, Detro Media, Vincent Boardman
2017, Short Film, Byron, Character Styles, Matchstick Man Productions, Kamran Hussain
2017, Short Film, Chav, Held Down by a Shadow, Peace Productions LLC, Alex Peace
2017, Short Film, Henchman, Kelly Jones, James Twyman Media, James Twyman
2017, Short Film, Official #3, Rogue, Bright Idea Productions, Hannah Smith
2017, Short Film, Rorg, Storyteller, Chris Stone Films, Chris Stone
2017, Short Film, Bruce, Stretchy, Sic Infit Productions, Rob Maxwell
2017, Short Film, Clarke, The Fleece, The Tie and Clarke, Jordan Simpson Film, Jordan Simpson
2017, Short Film, Infected, The Last of Me, Sic Infit Productions, Rob Maxwell
2016, Short Film, Ross, The Wizard, Domino Mode Productions, Shelby Thorne
2015, Short Film, Anthony Wilkinson, Differently, OK, Northern Soul Productions, Sherrelle McCalla
2015, Short Film, Man #2, The Art of Relationships, Sic Infit Productions, Jackson Ball
2015, Short Film, Jack, The Bet, A Bright Light Production, Max Spoon
2014, Short Film, Tracksuit, King for the Night, North Pier Films, James Walton
2014, Short Film, Josh, The Cafe, Sic Infit Productions, Shannon Williams
2012, Short Film, Matt, Remnant, North Pier Productions, Stephen Foster
2012, Short Film, Craig, The Animal Within, North Pier Productions, Stephen Foster
Further Credits
2019, Comedy, Angry Man, Bromance-Episode 3, Swipe, Paul Holliday
2019, Event, Crazy Doctor, Cirque Manchester Hospital, Cirque Manchester, Joe Spencer
2019, Radio, Johan Peterson, Minor roles, Larson Paige Investigations- Series 1, 1090 Productions, Matt Fox
2019, Site Specific, Zombie Elvis, Halloween in the City- Trick or Treat Trail MCR, City Company Co., Greg White/ Lyn Tyrer
2019, Television Movie, Croak Phase 2, Day One: The Only Day That Matters, Clouded Sight Productions, David Christopher Turner
2019, Web Series, Jonah, Crooked Valley Episode 11: Day of the Jonah, Whole She' Bang Productions, Patrick Parkinson
2019, Web Series, Zee, Ringside, Black Card Productions, James Twyman
2018, Commercial, Goal Keeper, Remington UK: Legends Campaign-Up Your Beard Game, Bearded Fellows LTD, Samson Owolabi
2018, Event, Creepy Clown, Brickworks Halloween Party- Omar Collective, Visual Architekcts, Ana Duran
2018, Event, Walkabout Performer/ Puppeteer, Elrow/ Warehouse Project 18, Elrow/ Elixir Arts, Lia Baron
2018, Music Video, Big Bad, Metrik-Electric Echo (ft. GUNSHIP), Grumpy Prawn Productions, Marc Alan Nicholson
2017, Event, Zombie, iCombat Apocalypse World Tour, iCombat Apocalypse, Stacey Green
2017, Event, King of Karnival, Karnival 7th Birthday Party with Justin Robertson, Karnival, Michael Clay
2017, Event, Nude Performer, Monkey Bum Factory-La Volda! Festival, HOME/ La Volda! Festival, Oreet Ashery
2017, Event, Walkabout Performer, Parklife Festival, Elixir Circus Arts/ Elrow, Lia Baron
2017, Music Video, The Clown, Nathan Grisdale - Let it All Out, Keep Me Young Production, Dan Fable
2017, Promo, Strange Man of the Periphery, Habanera, VOLKOVA & The Den of Iniquity, Simon Riley
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Bruce, Acidic Spunk, Karl Dixon Films, Karl Dixon
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Richard/ Robbie, Amazing Races, The Liontamers Theatre Company, Karl Barnsley
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Fergus, Deirdre of The Sorrows, A13 Theatre Company, Andrew Husband
2017, Rehearsed Reading, Luke/ Wilfred Cohn/ Security Guard, The Source, Bright Light Productions, Jackson Kelly
2017, Site Specific, Zombie, Flick Does...Night of the Living Dead, Flick Does..., Darren Jefferies
2017, Viral, Businessman, Mikado-Unleash you Mikado!, Jordan Simpson Films, Jordan Simpson
2017, Viral, Taster, Too Good To Be...Gluten Free, Velvet Film Productions, Sean Lyons
2016, Event, Leo Di Haribo/ Dave Ja Vue, Murder on the Titanic Valentine's Special, Laugh and Let Die, Rob Ireland
2016, Music Video, Image Conscious character, Nick Grimsdale - Start Again, Keep Me Young Production, Dan Fable
2016, Web Series, Jonah, Crooked Valley Episode 6: APRIL FOOLS DAY, Whole She'Bang Channel, Patrick Parkinson
2016, Web Series, Jonah, Crooked Valley Episode 7: A Very Crooked Christmas, Whole She'Bang Channel, Patrick Parkinson
2014, Music Video, Dancer, Wigan Got Soul, Elerby Studios, Lee Bolton
2013, Event, Riff Raff, Strange & Slightly Twisted Presents Rocky Horror, Strange & Slightly Twisted Presents, Portia Victoria
2013, Pantomime, Dame Queenie, Mother Goose, Danny Lowry Entertainments, Louise Hartley
Event, Walkabout Performer, Parklife Festival: Elrow Presents: The Bronx, Elixir Circus Arts/ Elrow, Lia Baron


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-Standard, Australian, Birmingham, Bolton, Central Scottish, Cockney, English-Standard, French, German, Heightened RP, Irish RP, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, RP, Russian, Spanish, Welsh-Standard, Yorkshire
Performance:Actor-Singer, APC Advanced Broadsword, APC Basic Rapier & Dagger, APC Basic Unarmed, APC Intermediate Broadsword, APC Intermediate Staff, APC Intermediate Unarmed, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, Voice Over
(* = highly skilled)
Basketball, Bodybuilding, Rugby
Other Skills:Director, Filmmaker, Impersonation, Puppetry, Writer
Vocal Range:E2 to D5


University of Salford, BA Performance and Theatre, 3 years, 2011 - 2014

Hyde Clarendon College-Distinction in Drama, 2009-2011

ActUpNorth, 2014-2015