Richard Bean Biography

Gender: Male

Richard Bean’s plays include England People Very Nice for the National, The Heretic, Harvest (winner of the 2006 Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play), Honeymoon Suite, Under the Whaleback and Toast for the Royal Court and The Big Fellah for Out of Joint at the Lyric Hammersmith and on tour. He adapted David Mamet’s House of Games and wrote a new version of The Hypochondriac for the Almeida Theatre.

Richard Bean Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Evening Standard Awards - 2011 - Best Play
Richard Bean, One Man, Two Guvnors
Richard BeanThe Heretic
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best New Comedy
Richard BeanEngland People Very Nice