Music and Lyrics
As Musical Director, Bobby has worked on The Witches, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Calamity Jane, Watermill and Tour and The History Boys, West Yorkshire Playhouse. He has written music for theatre for ten years. Selected acting credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sheffield) Annie (Piccadilly, West End and Toronto) Spamalot (Playhouse, West End) All's Well that Ends Well (National Theatre) Henry V (Regents Park Open Air) Enjoy (West Yorkshire Playhouse) Calamity Jane (Watermill) Pantomimes in Northampton and Llandudno and seasons with The Lamb Players as composer, actor and director.
Ric designs lighting for Theatre and Opera, and his work has been seen all over the world: at the Singapore International Arts Festival; in Seattle, Dubai, Bahrain and Doha; Hong Kong, Seoul, Guangzhou and Beijing, and most significantly in London and New York City.
Recent lighting designs include The Play that Goes Wrong on Broadway (Lyceum Theatre), on a US National Tour (2018/2019), and in the West End (Duchess Theatre - Winner of the Olivier for Best New Comedy, 2015), also Australia & South Korea; Uncle Vanya (Theatr Clwyd & Sheffield Theatres); Darbar Festival (Akram Khan Company & Sadlers Wells Theatre); Emancipation of Expressionism (Boy Blue Entertainment, Barbican Theatre, & BBC TV); Little Mermaid (the egg at Theatre Royal Bath); Mr Popper’s Penguins (Seattle, Minneapolis, New York City & West End); a site-specific The Great Gatsby (Guild of Misrule & Theatr Clwyd); Tabby McTat (National Tour, Freckle Productions), the World Premiere of Karagula by Philip Ridley (Site Specific, Soho Theatre); What the Ladybird Heard (West End & two International Tours) and Bunny by Jack Thorne (Edinburgh, London & New York – Winner of a Fringe First Award; nabokov). He frequently lights site specific theatre for the company Slung Low, including The White Whale – an outdoor adaptation of Moby Dick (Leeds); Pandemic(Singapore), Anthology (Liverpool Everyman) and Beyond the Frontline (The Lowry, Salford).
Re-lights and work as Associate LD include The Magic Flute (London Coliseum, ENO). Ric worked for many years at English National Opera, and before that for Birmingham Royal Ballet.