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Ben Richards

 

Stage Credits

  [West End]
West End Production, 2016
Frank Farmer
  [West End]
2012
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Tick (Mitzi) [Replacement]
  [West End]
London Production, 1995
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 1993
Terry
Kenickie (Understudy) [Replacement]
Johnny Casino (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1992
Performer

Photos

Ben Richards and Steven Satar Photo

Ben Richards and Steven Satar

From: 
Date:
08/14/2017
Ben Richards and Mickell Stewart Grimes Photo

Ben Richards and Mickell Stewart Grimes

From: 
Date:
12/05/2016
Ben Richards, Rachel John,and Mickell Stewart Grimes Photo

Ben Richards, Rachel John,and Mickell Stewart Grimes

From: 
Date:
12/05/2016
Ben Richards and Beverley Knight  Photo

Ben Richards and Beverley Knight

From: 
Date:
07/22/2016

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
West End Production, 2016
Frank Farmer

  [West End]
2012
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2009
Tick (Mitzi) [Replacement]

  [West End]
London Production, 1995
Performer

  [West End]
London Revival, 1993
Terry

Kenickie (Understudy) [Replacement]

Johnny Casino (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1992
Performer






Ben Richards News

MOULIN ROUGE Sets New West End Cast Photo MOULIN ROUGE Sets New West End Cast
by Robert Diamond - Sep 5, 2022

Global Creatures, Producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, have announced a new cast of bohemians and aristocrats as the hit show enters its second year at the Piccadilly Theatre in London.

Nominations Revealed For The 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards Photo Nominations Revealed For The 2021/2022 Season Pantomime Awards
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The UK Pantomime Association has announced the nominations for The Pantomime Awards in association with Butlin's.

Seasonal Shows Announced At The Epstein Theatre Photo Seasonal Shows Announced At The Epstein Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Nov 12, 2021

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre reopens its doors next month – and the much-loved venue is promising audiences a season full of sparkling entertainment to mark its return.

Full Cast Announced For BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Panto at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Panto at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2021

Television actor and West End performer Ben Richards will lead the cast as Gaston. He is best known for his roles in Hollyoaks, Footballers Wives, Holby City and The Bill.  He will be joined on stage by Lauren McCrory as Belle; Kelly Sweeney as Fairy Rose; Lewis Devine as French Frank; Jamie Greer as Potty Polly; James Lacey as Madame Botox; and Benjamin Keith as the Beast. 

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Reopens This Christmas With Panto Starring Ben Richards Photo Liverpool's Epstein Theatre Reopens This Christmas With Panto Starring Ben Richards
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021

The Epstein Theatre in Liverpool reopens this December with family favourite pantomime Beauty And The Beast.

The Big Tiny Presents CHARLOTTE HOLMES: TOP SECRET Photo The Big Tiny Presents CHARLOTTE HOLMES: TOP SECRET
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021

Returning with a brand-new adventure for families this summer, Charlotte Holmes: TOP SECRET is an interactive theatrical experience created by theatre producers The Big Tiny in association with the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield and Lancaster's treasured arts venue The Dukes.

New Six-Part Political Drama COBRA Premieres Sunday, October 4 on PBS Photo New Six-Part Political Drama COBRA Premieres Sunday, October 4 on PBS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 15, 2020

COBRA, a new drama which follows the British Prime Minister and his emergency committee as they navigate a major crisis and its political and personal fallout, will premiere on PBS.

New Interactive Theatrical Experience For Families And Children Launches, CHARLOTTE H Photo New Interactive Theatrical Experience For Families And Children Launches, CHARLOTTE HOLMES ADVENTURE BOX
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2020

Building on the success of its digital offerings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield have collaborated with Lancaster's treasured arts venue The Dukes and theatre producers The Big Tiny to create Charlotte Holmes, a new interactive theatrical experience for 7 a?" 12 year olds to enjoy at home.

Full Casting Announced For Paul Taylor-Mills' Festival Of New Musical Theatre Writing Photo Full Casting Announced For Paul Taylor-Mills' Festival Of New Musical Theatre Writing
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2020

Following the previously announced line up of new musicals for MTFestUK 2020, the full cast is announced below, production by production.

BBC One Commissions New Drama SHOWTRIAL From the Producers of LINE OF DUTY and BODYGU Photo BBC One Commissions New Drama SHOWTRIAL From the Producers of LINE OF DUTY and BODYGUARD
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 4, 2019

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, and Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content, have commissioned brand new drama series Showtrial from writer Ben Richards (Strike, The Tunnel) and producers World Productions (Line Of Duty, Bodyguard, Save Me) for BBC One.


Ben Richards Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ben Richards been in?
Ben Richards has not appeared on Broadway.

How many West End shows has Ben Richards been in?
Ben Richards has appeared on London's West End in 8 shows.

What was Ben Richards's first West End show?
Ben Richards's first West End show was Radio Times which opened in 1992