Richard Albrecht

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Richard Albrecht
Born 1950
Manchester, Lancashire, England
Occupation actor, writer, producer and director

Richard Albrecht (born 1950 in Manchester, Lancashire, England) is an actor, writer, producer and director. His work include all facets of British theatrical life. Theatre, film, television, commercials, corporates, voice-over and narration.

Trained at the E15 Acting School (1967–70) then went into repertory theatre at Oldham, Lincoln, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Leicester, Greenwich, Colchester, Salisbury and Cheltenham. Touring theatre with Pentabus, Bristol Express, Monstrous Regiment, Shared Experience. Fringe Theatre with the Combination, Soho Poly, Traverse, Young Vic, Stratford East, a one-man show 'RIP Maria Callas' at the Edinburgh Festival. West End 'Happy as a Sandbag'. Richard appeared at the Royal Court Theatre in 'Ashes and Sand' and 'My Child'. TV's include 'Coronation Street', 'EastEnders', 'Casualty', 'The Bill', 'King Lear', 'Threads', 'Doctors', 'Poirot', Heartbeat', 'Where The Heart is' and 'Holby City.

Films include 'Jude', 'The Man Who Cried' and the recently completed 'The Glasshouse'. Voice work includes narrating 'Wainwright-the Man Who Loved the Lakes', 17 episodes of 'Extraordinary Animals' and the kids cartoon/film of 'Badly Drawn Roy'. Latest theatre appearance was in 'Independent Means' at the Library Theatre, Manchester.

Richard is president of the North London Guinea Pig Fanciers Society and strives to breed the perfect guinea pig in his spare time.


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