RICHARD SOAMES by Michael Wharley
Photo: Michael Wharley
5th Floor, Haymarket House, 28-29 Haymarket, London SW1Y 4SP
Phone: 020-7393 4400
Fax: 020-7393 4401
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:6' (182cm)
Weight:11st. (70kg)
Playing Age:25 - 35 years
Appearance:Mediterranean, White
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Light/Mid Brown
Hair Length:Short
Facial Hair:Beard
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

About me:

New short film Mudman: Co-writer and performer in Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show The Story Beast, plays Lord Fear in "Knightmare Live" and regular guest on "Questing Time".

Short Film Stage Television Film Radio Further Credits
Short Film
2020, Short Film, Hiker, Mudman, Tom Levinge
2019, Short Film, Jamie, Over It, Ita Fitzgerald
2018, Short Film, He, Bungee, Organised Chaos, Michael Beddoes
2016, Short Film, Barman Jack, BBC3 Top Ten: Mandem on the Wall, BBC3, Sami Abusamra
2013, Short Film, Freddie, Forget Me Not, Organised Chaos, Michael Beddoes
2012, Short Film, Dan, Have You Seen Lucinda Jameson?, Independent, Tom Crowley
2011, Short Film, Brother, Made For Each Other, BBC Three Comedy, Robert Pirouet
2020, Stage, Himself/Mike The Wizard/MCD20, Questing Time, Katie Storey Productions, Paul Foxcroft
2019, Stage, Himself, Richard Soames: Let's Make a Movie (on Tour), Katie Storey Productions, Matthew Highton
2019, Stage, Lord Fear, Knightmare Live, Knightmare Live, Paul Flannery
2018, Stage, Himself, Richard Soames: Let's Make a Movie, Katie Storey Productions, Matthew Highton
2016, Stage, Feste, Twelfth Night, Grassroots Shakespeare London
2016, Stage, The Darkomancer, The Story Beast, Ditto Productions/The Soho Theatre, Clem Garrity
2015, Stage, The Darkomancer, The Story Beast, Ditto Productions/Pleasance, Clem Garrity
2015, Stage, Himself, Various Roles, Richard Soames Does The Right Thing, Ditto Productions, Phil Whelans
2015, Stage, Stephen/Stephanie, Marriage, Ditto, Comedians' Theatre Company and DLT, Russell Bolam
2014, Stage, Chief, Various Roles, The Beta Males: Happenstance, Ditto Productions/The Soho Theatre, Russell Bolam
2013, Stage, Farce Noir, Foot, Ditto Productions, Gemma Fairlie
2018, Television, Billy/Peter/Malcolm/Lionel Messi, So Beano Comedy: Astonishing Tales, Sky, Matthew Highton
2017, Television, Various Roles, Michael McIntyre's Big Show (4 Episodes), Hungry Bear for BBC1, Chris Howe
2017, Television, Commentator, Go 8 Bit DLC, DLT Entertainment, Fergus March
2016, Television, Richard Manning, The Reunion, Pozzitive Productions, Geoff Posner
2016, Television, Barman Jack, Top Ten: Mandem on the Wall, Fudge Park, Sami Abusambra
2015, Television, Zombie, National Television Awards
2020, Film, Animal Performer, Dolittle, Voyage Productions, Stephen Gaghan
2013, Radio, Various Roles, Sketchorama, The Comedy Unit for BBC Radio 4
2012, Radio, Ad Man, Self, The Comedy Club with Arthur Smith, Radio 4 Extra
2016, Radio, George, Hector Vs The Future, Stuff That Talks, Andy Goddard
Further Credits
2020, Internet, Richard, Angry Quiz Guy, Organised Chaos, Ben S Hyland
2020, Internet, The Reverend Jack Hardcore, Questing Time, Questing Time on Twitch, Paul Foxcroft
2019, Rehearsed Reading, Various Roles, Sex Education Series 2, Eleven Film, Ben Taylor
2018, Workshop, Feste/Various Roles, What is the Function of The Clown?, Shakespeare's Globe, Sarah Bedi
2014, Comedy, Commentator, McNeil and Pamphilon Go8Bit!, Ditto Productions, Rohan Achutra
2014, Comedy, Various Roles, Sketch Transfer Deadline Day, Ditto Productions/Gag Reflex, Rohan Acharya
2013, Comedy, Wonderboy/Various Roles, The Beta Males in... Superopolis, Ditto Productions, Robert Pirouet
2013, Comedy, Medic, The Wrestling II, Pleasance/Max & Ivan/Ditto Productions, Max Olesker
2013, Comedy, Commentator, McNeil & Pamphilon Go 8 Bit!, Ditto Productions, Steve McNeil
2012, Comedy, Derrick Rivet, Various Roles, The Beta Males: The Space Race, Ditto Productions, Robert Pirouet
2012, Comedy, Lead Cast Member, Monkey Toast, Monkey Toast/Ditto Productions, David Shore
2012, Comedy, Self, The Beta Males' Midnight Movie Theatre, Ditto Productions, Tom Burgess
2012, Comedy, Various Roles, Austentatious, The Milk Monitors
2011, Comedy, Phillip Hammond, Various Roles, The Beta Males: The Train Job, Ditto Productions, Robert Pirouet
2011, Comedy, Various Roles, The Great Big Sketch Off, Pleasance Theatre/AlleyKat, Lee Griffiths
2010, Comedy, Mr Corfax, Various Roles, The Beta Males: The Bunker, The Beta Males, Robert Pirouet
2010, Comedy, Various Roles, The Beta Males Presents..., The Beta Males, Robert Pirouet
2019, Commercial, Chef, Cesar, Mars, Jamie Lane
2017, Commercial, Hungry Man, Heinz 'Every Last Drop', Biscuit Filmworks, Michael Downing
2017, Commercial, Man, Sunny, Stink, Keith McCarthy
2015, Commercial, Viking, BT - Big, Smuggler
2013, Commercial, Film 4 McCain Idents, Traffic Bureau
2012, Commercial, Richard, Emirates London App, Skyline, Hoot Comedy, Gareth Tunley
2011, Commercial, Passerby, Lynx Excite, MindsEye, Ben Wilson
2015, Promo, Zombie, Talking Dead, Fox UK
2015, Promo, Zombie, Walking Dead / Science of Stupid, NGC Europe Ltd, Robert Pirouet
2012, Viral, Richard, The Beta Males in... The Space Race, The Beta Males, Robert Pirouet
2012, Ident, Dan, Bacardi Oakheart, Duke & Earl, Ben Fogg


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Southern States, American-Standard, Australian, Bristol, Central Scottish, English-Standard*, French, German, Irish-Southern, Italian, London, Northern, Oxfordshire*, RP*, Russian, Wiltshire
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French, German, Italian
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Bass Guitar, Guitar, Guitar-Electric, Keyboards, Piano, Rock Singing, Tenor Baritone
Performance:Comedy, Story Telling, Voice Over, Writer/Director - Comedy Fringe
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Cricket*, Football, Snooker, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence


Chicago Style Long Form Improv