Richard Atkinson


Richard Atkinson


RICHARD ATKINSON is a freelance Composer, Musical Director, and Pianist/Keyboard Player, working primarily in the field of theatre.
He has a long association with the work of Writer / Director CHRIS MONKS, as well as with THEATRE BY THE LAKE in Keswick.
RICHARD’S most recent work as a composer includes The Emperor and the NightingaleThe Rivals, and THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE at Theatre by the lake in Keswick, and COX & BOX – MRS BOUNCER’S LEGACY – a version of COX & BOX by Arthur Sullivan, with a new Act 2, written together with CHRIS MONKS, seen at the STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE, Scarborough, and on tour to Sheffield CrucibleMiddlesborough Theatre, and Theatre Royal – Wakefield.

His most recent work as Musical Director includes the National Tour of HAIRSPRAY, and Goldilocks and the 3 Bears for Qdos entertainment at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle.


Writer Type


Other Skills

Arranger, Musical Director, Musician, Orchestrator, Transcriber