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Richard Atkinson – C.V.


Richard Atkinson

Musical Director – Composer – Piano


Recent Theatre Experience

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

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

2018    Hairspray   National Tour   Musical Director  (Fixer – Andy Barnwell)

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 (Dir. Ian Forrest)

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

2016    The Rivals    Theatre by the Lake, Keswick   Composer   (Dir. 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.   (Dir. Chris Monks)

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

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

2015   Fallen Angels     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick      Music Consultant      (Dir. Ian Forrest)

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

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

2014   Aladdin      Stephen Joseph Theatre      Arranger      (Dir. Chris Monks)

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

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

2014  The Last Train to Scarborough    Stephen Joseph Theatre    Composer    (Dir. Chris Monks)

2013   Scrooge      National tour      Keys 1/Assistant M.D.      (Dir. Bob Tomson)

2013 She Stoops To Conquer     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick     Composer     (Dir. Ian Forrest)

2013   Rogue Herries     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick     Composer / M.D.     (Dir. Ian Forrest)

2012   Scrooge      London Palladium      Keys 1/Assistant M.D.      (Dir. Bob Tomson)

2012   Soul Man       SJT, and on tour      M.D./Arranger/Keys      (Dir. Chris Monks)

2012   Great Expectations     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick     Composer/M.D.     (Dir. Ian Forrest)

2012   A Doll’s House     Theatre by the Lake, Keswick      Composer     (Dir. Mary Papadima)

2012   Roma & the Flannelettes   Theatre by the Lake    Musical Director    (Dir. Stefan Escreet)

2012   Geordie Sinatra  Live Theatre, Newcastle, & tour  M.D./Arranger/Piano  (Dir. Chris Monks)

2011   Scrooge      National tour      Keys 1/Assistant M.D.      (Dir. Bob Tomson)

2011   Carmen      SJT, and on tour        M.D./Arranger/Keys     (Dir. Chris Monks)

2011   Marlene      SJT, and on tour      M.D./Arranger/Keys      (Dir. Chris Monks)