About Richard Conlon
Richard trained at Queen Margaret University College.
Richard was involved in a number of award-winning productions including: TheBelle's Stratagem which won Best Ensemble at The Critics' Awards for Theatre inScotland 2018; and My Left Right Foot which won both a Fringe First Award and a Herald Angel Award in the Edinburgh Festival 2018.
Recent theatre credits include: Spuds (Glasgow Oran Mor); My Left Right Foot (National Theatre of Scotland/Birds of Paradise TC); Rachel's Cousins (Edinburgh Traverse/Glasgow Oran Mor); The Whip Hand (Edinburgh Traverse/Birmingham Rep); God of Carnage,Harold & Maude (Glasgow Tron); The Belle's Stratagem, Jumpy,The Iliad,The Crucible, A View From The Bridge,The Merchant of Venice,A Christmas Carol,As You Like It (all Edinburgh Lyceum); Fat Alice (Glasgow Oran Mor/Aberdeen Lemon Tree/Edinburgh Traverse); Propaganda Swing (Nottingham Playhouse/Coventry Belgrade); Aladdin,Jack & The Beanstalk (Edinburgh Brunton); Woman in Mind (Dundee Rep/Birmingham Rep); And Then There Were None (Dundee Rep); Macbeth (Perth Theatre); Ane Pleasant Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis (ABandC Theatre); Spuds, Right Now, Private Lives,St. Catherine's Day, The Importance of Being Alfred,The Matinee Idle (Glasgow Oran Mor); Smalltown (Random Accomplice); Zorro,Peter Pan (Visible Fictions); Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla (Paines Plough/Glasgow Oran Mor); First You're Born (Plutot la Vie); Great Expectations (Prime Productions); Brightwater (Mull Theatre); Macbeth (National Theatre of Scotland’s Elgin Project); Cat on A Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie,Woman in Black (St. Andrew's Byre).
Richard was also an original member of the Dundee Rep Ensemble, with productions including All My Sons; A Family Affair; The Plague; Cabaret; and Flora The Red Menace, amongst others. He also returned to play Pirelli in Sweeney Todd.
Richard's television and film credits include: Garrow's Law (Shed Media/BBC); PC Elliott in Low Winter Sun (Tiger Aspect for Channel 4); Age of Genius (BBC); The Strange Case of Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle (BBC); High Road (ITV); Taggart (ITV) and Bad Boys (BBC).
Aside from his many roles on stage and screen, he has also performed on several BBC radio broadcasts including comedies: The Ellis & Clark Show and The Knox Factor and dramas: Brothers; 44 Scotland Street; Rebus: The Black Book; Rough Magic; The Dead Hour; A Second Life; The Lady Detectives; and Benedict’s Rule.