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Richard J Hunt

Richard J Hunt

Richard recently played Widow Twankey in Aladdin at Croydon Fairfield Halls for UK Productions.

Training: Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts

Theatre Credits includes: Widow Twankey in Aladdin (Croydon Fairfield Halls/UK Productions), Eugene H. Krabs in Spongebob Squarepants the Musical (Southbank Centre & UK Tour), Mudge in Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Christmas Carol (Southbank Centre), Abanazar In Aladdin (White Rock Theatre, Hastings QDOS/Daryl Back), Harry in Bromance The Dudesical (The Other Palace/How Very Productions), Grantaire/Pimp in Les Miserables In Concert (Guernsey), Thomas u/s King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar (UK/European Tour), Fatty Arbuckle in the critically acclaimed production of Mack And Mabel (Southwark Playhouse) Judah/Baker in Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK and European tour); Genie Of the Lamp In Aladdin (Wyvern Theatre Swindon, Daryl Back/QDOS) Bamatabois/Loud Hailer/Ensemble in Les Miserables In Concert (Channel Islands tour 08/09) Principal Vocalist in New York, New York (Empus Productions); Parchester in Me and My Girl (London Palladium); Principal Vocalist for the LivCom Awards (Beijing, China); Darryl Van Horne in The Witches Of Eastwick (Albany, Deptford); Harry in Company(Chelsea Theatre); Pirate/Policeman in The Pirates of Penzance (St Paul's, Vauxhall), Emcee in Cabaret, Colonel Pickering in My Fair Lady, the title role of Richard III (Studio Theatre, Mountview); Mr Akbar in The Diary of Me (Harlow Playhouse); Tony in West Side Story (Shaftesbury, Devon); Barnaby Tucker in Hello Dolly, Tommy the Cat in Dick Whittington (Princess Thea tre, Torquay); Principal Vocalist in Night Fever (Babbacombe, Torquay); King in Oliver! (National Tour).

Richard performs at Cabaret evenings and venues across the country including Beyond Broadway in the Boards Bar at the Edinburgh Playhouse. Also, Richard co-produced 'West End At The Lantern' (Lantern Theatre, Sheffield) as well being a principal vocalist.

Richard was a regular headliner at the Hive Cabaret evening at the Battersea Barge.

Workshops include: Gasparini in Stiletto (RSO Ltd), Renfield/Quincey Morris in Dracula the Musical (Bill Kenwright LTD), Lord 'Stubby' Stubbington in Before the Night 's Through (Lucky Stiff Productions); Mr Akbar in The Diary of Me (Harlow/SMP Productions); Mary in The Last Breath (Something on the Tongue Productions), Sal/Gregor in Victor/Victoria (Danielle Tarento/Southwark Playhouse), Johnnie/Ensemble in Rumor Has It (CM Productions).

TV and Film includes: Christian TV Casting Director in The Catch (Primley Road Productions/MWS Media), Fat Queen in Beautiful People (BBC2); The Late Late Show (RTE), Nolan Live (BBC NI), The Nutcracker - the Untold Story (Noisette Productions); Picnic (SKY TV/Rogue Films); Casualty (BBC Bristol); Teachers (Channel 4/Tiger Aspect); Down to Earth (BBC South West); Bertie and Elizabeth (Carlton TV); Jamie in Jamie's Story (Discovery UK Films).

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