Richard Lumsden

Writer and actor for television and radio

Theatre, Film & TV
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Biography

Richard's credits include the acclaimed ITV drama, Wonderful You, which he co-created and wrote and he is currently developing a new original series for the BBC, Albert and George.

His writing for radio has earned him nominations for the Imerson and Tinniswood Awards. His latest play, The Six Loves of Billy Binns, starred Tom Courtenay.

CV

Television
Writer
Fortune Eddie 1 x 60'
2009
BBC
In development
Writer Richard Lumsden

Comedy-drama pilot under option

Performer
Love Soup
Stephen
Director Sandy Johnson

BBC
Sugar Rush (2 series)
Nathan
Director Sean Grundy

Shine Ltd.
All About Me (series regular)
Charles
Director Richard Boden

Celador Productions
Bodies
Ben Levine
Director Richard Laxton

Red Productions
Coogans Run 'Death of a Salesman'
Alun
Director Geoff Posner

BBC
Hardwear
Cliff Hicks
Director Ben Kellett

Thames TV
Casualty
Jim
Director Eros Flynn

BBC
Celeb
Reporter
Director Ed Bye

BBC
The House That Jack Built
Roger (series co-lead)
Director Various

ITV
People Like Us
Paul
Director John Morton

BBC
Attila
Petronius
Director Dick Lowry

USA Network
Dangerfield
Darren
Director Delyth Thomas

BBC
Hornblower
Hether
Director Andrew Grieve

ITV
Chalk
Ronald Langland
Director Juliette May

BBC
It's It Legal(3 series)
Colin
Director Martin Dennis

Carlton
Nelson's Column
Tony
Director Susie Belbin

BBC
Sharp End
Nutter(series regular)
Producer Brian Parker/David Penn

BBC
Waterfront Beat
Pitcher
Director Brian Morgan

ITV
First of the Summer
Foggy
Director Mike Stephens

BBC
Wine
 

One Foot In The Grave
 
Director Susie Belbin

BBC
Performer and Writer
Wonderful You 7 x 60'
Henry (series lead)
Director Matt Lipsey
Writer Richard Lumsden
Starring Greg Wise, Lucy Akhurst, Dorian Healy & Ben Miles

Drama series which plots the lives and loves of a group of people in their early thirties.

Hartswood FilmsITV
Creator and Writer
Albert and George 2013
BBC
Creator Richard Lumsden
Writer Richard Lumsden

Original sitcom

Radio
Writer
The Six Loves of Billy Binns 1 x 45' 2010
BBC
 
Director Sally Avens
Writer Richard Lumsden
Starring Tom Courtenay

Radio play about a 110-year-old who wants to remember what love feels like one last time before he dies.

 
Man in the Moon 1 x 45' 2006
BBC Radio 4
 
Writer Richard Lumsden
Starring Tom Courtenay

 
BBC for BBC Radio 4
 
Writer Richard Lumsden

An original radio play for the Afternoon Drama slot

 
A Good Place for Fishing 1 x 45' 2001
BBC Radio 4
 
Writer Richard Lumsden
Starring Anne Reid

 
Theatre
Writer
Skeleton 2008
Soho Theatre
Writer Richard Lumsden

Performer and Writer
The Fall & Rise Of Lenny Smallman
Lenny Smallman
Creator Richard Lumsden
Producer Arts Theatre
Director Richard Lumsden
Writer Richard Lumsden

The play tells of the travels and turbulence in the life of a struggling musician as he tries to follow in the footsteps of his heroes