Richard Costello

  • Actor
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    36 - 46
    Height
    5' 10" (1m 78cm)
    Weight
    14st. 13lb (95kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Hazel
    Build
    Muscular

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2019Captain Flash
Theatre
Miss in her teens
Kate Napier
Lynchpin Productions
Farnham council chambers
2019Helmsman
Film
Vikings: The Ambush
Erik Gustavson
RSA
Dimension studios
2018 - 2019Captain Hook
Theatre
Peter Pan
Simon Egerton
Vivacity
Key theatre
2018The big man
Film (Short)
The bicycle thief
Stewart Alexander
Parkbench Pictures
Southend on sea
2017 - 2018Captain Flint/Captain Smollett
Theatre
Treasure Island
Teresa Heskins
The New Vic
The New Victoria Theatre
2017Kevin
Rehearsed Reading
Groping for words
Maurice Thorogood
Farnham Rep
Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre
2017Politician
Rehearsed Reading
Matchbox Theatre
Brenda Longman
Farnham Rep
Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre
2017Laurence
Rehearsed Reading
Abigails Party
Bill Whymper
Farnham Rep
Brasserie Blanc
2016Korff
Rehearsed Reading
Tantalus
Ian Cullen
Farnham Rep
Camberley Theatre
2015Bailiff
Theatre
Is it getting cold in here?
Tom Latter
Sheer Drop Theatre Company
Theatre 503
2008 - 2009Fight Swing
Musical
Zorro the Musical
Chris Renshaw
Andrew Fell Productions
Garrick Theatre
2007Brannigan
Musical
Guys and Dolls
Michael Grandage
Ambassador Theatre Group
Piccadilly Theatre
2006Calvin/The Greek/ cover Brannigan/Arvide
Theatre
Guys and Dolls
Michael Grandage
Ambassador Theatre Group
Piccadilly Theatre
2006Roger Brunton/1st cover Jim Fenner
Theatre
Bad Girls the Musical
Maggie Norris
Shed Productions
West Yorkshire Playhouse
2005Ting
Voiceover
Ong Bak
Sion Tammes
Input Video Group
2005Ensemble
Theatre
South Pacific
Stewart Nicholls
West End International
Birmingham Symphony Hall
2005Macbeth
Theatre (Tour)
Macbeth
Andrew Hall
Vienna's English Theatre
2004Various
Voiceover
The Grudge
Rhiannon Tise
Medusa Productions
2004Reporter
Theatre
How I Got That Story
Lewis Davies
Whores' Oath Theatre Company
2004Murderer
TV
CrimewatchBBC
2003Various
Voiceover
Swordsman
Rhiannon Tise
Medusa Productions
2003Various
Voiceover
Dragon Gate Inn
Rhiannon Tise
Medusa Productions
2003Various
Voiceover
Bichunmoo
Rhiannon Tise
Medusa Productions
2003Steve
Theatre
Body ChecksActors Centre
2003Owen/Workman 1
Theatre (Tour)
Island
Amanda Wilsher
Trestle Theatre Company
2002Various
Voiceover
A Chinese Ghost Story
Rhiannon Tise
Medusa Productions
2002Turbot
Theatre
The Amazons
Stewart Nicholls
Just the Ticket/Theatre Museum Covent Garden
2002Various
Theatre
Newsrevue
Odette Abbott
Canal Cafe Theatre
2002Philostrate
Theatre (Tour)
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Frank Jarvis
R J Williamson Company
2002Benvolio
Theatre (Tour)
Romeo and Juliet
Robert J Williamson
R J Williamson Company
2001Martin (understudy)
Theatre (Tour)
Sitting Pretty
John Doyle
The Theatre of Comedy Company
2001Zeus/Dionysus
Theatre
Pandemonium
Ellie Jones
Edinburgh Festival
2000D.S Smiley
Film (LB)
Radio Werewolf
Peter Barlow
Sightline Productions
2000Oliver
Theatre
As You Like It
Anthony Tuckey
Chilworth Manor/GSA
2000Peter Quince
Theatre
A Midsummer Nights Dream
Peter Barlow
Polsden Lacey/GSA
1999Roman Warrior 3
Film (Feature)
Gladiator
Ridley Scott
Dreamworks
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20003 yr. Acting/Musical TheatreGuildford School of Acting

    Additional Skills

    I have an HGV class 1 driving licence, a full CPC and HIAB crane operators licence.

    Professional Guitarist.

    Advanced Stage Combat.

    Additional Information

    A keen life-long musician and song writer, I play the guitar to a professional standard and can also play drums, piano and clarinet. Currently a member of two bands, one of which I have helped to build from scratch. I'm a founder member of 'Live Blades,' a company which performs historically accurate sword fight vignettes at venues of historical interest.

    About me

    Born in Bermuda and have family bases in London and Manchester. I have worked extensively as an actor for more than twenty years, but have also spent seven years as a professional firefighter. I am a parent, a dog owner and I'm interested in contributing to good quality projects.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Accents (International)
    • Australian
    • French
    • German
    • Russian
    Experienced In
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Interested in
    • Corporate
    • Film (Professional)
    • Film (Student)
    • Modelling
    • Radio
    • Theatre (Fringe)
    • Theatre (Professional)
    • TV
    • Voice Over
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    • German
    Musical Skills
    • Clarinet
    • Guitar
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    • Trumpet
    Accents (UK)
    • Cockney
    • Dorset
    • Geordie
    • Lancashire
    • London
    • Manchester
    • Norfolk
    • Northern England
    • Northern Irish
    • Northern Working Class
    • RP
    • Scottish, Standard
    • South London
    • Southern England
    • Yorkshire
    Accents (North American)
    • Boston
    • Californian
    • Canadian
    • General American
    • Midwest Farm & Ranch
    • New York City
    • Southern American
    • Texas
    General Dance Skills
    • Ballet
    • Ballroom
    • Jazz
    • Swing/Jive
    • Tap
    Hair Length
    • Bald / Crew Cut
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    Perform nude?
    • Yes
    Stage Combat Skills
    • Yes
    Driving Licences
    • Standard
    Facial Characteristics
    • Goatee
    General Singing Skills
    • Advanced
    Native accent
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Character Types
    • Athletic
    • Posh
    • Professional
    • Tough
    • Villainous