Richard joined Dragonfly as Creative Director in January 2017, twelve years after directing the company’s first ever broadcast documentary To Kill a Burglar: The Tony Martin Story.
Richard began his directing career at Lion Television where he specialised in landmark history and documentary series including The Tower, Going Straight and Days That Shook the World. He then spent ten years as a freelance Producer/Director before joining Raw Television in 2010. As Executive Producer and Head of UK Factual, he was responsible for documentaries like Conviction: Murder at the Station, One Killer Punch and The Drug Trial: Emergency at the Hospital, and single dramas including Blackout, The People Next Door and the Bafta nominated Cyberbully.
After more than twenty years in television, he’s been lucky enough to pick up an RTS Award; a MIND Media Award; the Signis Prize; a CINE Golden Eagle; and the Prix Italia: Best Drama.