Richard graduated from Clare College, Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences and History of Art. He followed this with a PhD on “Sculpture in Ferrara in the 15th Century”. After a year at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts he now shares his time between art and theatre.
Richard lectures on art history and guides throughout London and across Europe. His London specialities are the National Gallery, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, the Wallace Collection and Buckingham Palace.
He has written books on the Italian Renaissance and Churches & Cathedrals, as well as presented two series for Channel 4 TV, “Art in the National Gallery” and “Tate Modern”.