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Richard Atkinson – C.V.


Richard Atkinson

Musical Director – Composer – Piano


Recent Theatre Experience

2022  Sweeney Todd  Buxton Opera House   Musical Director (Director – Paul Kerryson)

2021  Snow White & The 7 Dwarfs  Theatre Royal Newcastle / Crossroads   Musical Director (Director – Michael Harrison)

2021  Priscilla – Queen of the Desert  UK tour   Musical Director (Director – Ian Talbot, Choreographer – Tom Jackson Greaves)

2019  Priscilla – Queen of the Desert  UK tour   Assistant MD  (Music Supervisor – Richard Weeden, M.D.  – Sean Green)

2018  Goldilocks & The 3 Bears  Theatre Royal Newcastle / Qdos   Musical Director (Director – Michael Harrison)

2018    Hairspray   National Tour   Musical Director  (Director – Paul Kerryson, Choreographer – Drew McOnie)

2017    Hairspray   National Tour   AMD/Keys 2  (M.D. Ben Atkinson, Fixer – Andy Barnwell)

2017    Top Hat   Kilworth House Theatre   Rehearsal Piano  (M.D. Michael England)

2017    Kiss Me Kate   Kilworth House Theatre   Rehearsal Piano/Keys  (M.D. Michael England)

2016    The Emperor & The Nightingale  Theatre by the Lake, Keswick  Composer (Director – Ian Forrest)

2016    Thoroughly Modern Millie   Kilworth House Theatre   Keyboards  (M.D. John Morton)

2016    The Rivals    Theatre by the Lake, Keswick   Composer   (Director – Ian Forrest)

2016    West Side Story   Kilworth House Theatre   Rehearsal Piano / Keys  (M.D. John Morton)

2016    The Shepherd’s Life  Theatre by the Lake, Keswick   Composer / M.D.   (Director – Chris Monks)

2015   Beyond the Barricade      National Tour      Keys Dep.      (Director – Andy Reiss)

2015   Oliver!      Curve, Leicester      Rehearsal Pianist      (M.D. Ben Atkinson)

2015   Fallen Angels     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick      Music Consultant      (Director – Ian Forrest)

2015   The Sound of Music      National Tour     Musical Director      (Director – Martin Connor)

2014   Jack & the Beanstalk  Key Theatre, Peterborough  Musical Director (Director Abigail Anderson)

2014   Aladdin      Stephen Joseph Theatre      Arranger      (Director – Chris Monks)

2014   Peter Pan      Theatre by the Lake, Keswick      Composer/M.D.      (Director – Ian Forrest)

2014  Cox & Box, Mrs Bouncer’s legacy    S.J.T    Composer/M.D.     (Director – Chris Monks)

2014  The Last Train to Scarborough    Stephen Joseph Theatre    Composer    (Director – Chris Monks)

2013   Scrooge      National tour      Keys 1/Assistant M.D.      (Director – Bob Tomson, MD – Stuart Pedlar)