Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is an Olivier and Rose D’Or winning composer and writer and is best known for writing and composing Jerry Springer: The Opera, which was the first-ever musical to win all four British ‘Best Musical’ awards. The show ran for 609 performances in London (National Theatre, Cambridge Theatre) and a UK national tour and continues to be performed regularly around the world including notable productions off-Broadway, and at Carnegie Hall, and the Sydney Opera House, Australia. Other notable credits include the libretto for hit opera Anna Nicole (Royal Opera House/BAM New York), the lyrics to Made in Dagenham (Adelphi West End), songs for Tracey Ullman’s recent sketch shows (BBC1 and HBO), Shoes (Sadler’s Wells/West End) and five half hour BBC2 Musicals, “Kombat Opera Presents..”

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