Richard has written for stage, radio, TV and film. In 2002 he co-wrote the play Ryman and the Sheikh for Tamasha Theatre who originated the play and film East Is East. It toured to the Pleasance in Edinburgh, the Manchester Contact Theatre and the Soho Theatre, London:

Poster for Ryman And The Sheikh Unleashed at the Tamasha Theatre

He wrote a double-act with Tony Slattery and contributed to the topical BBC radio show Weekending. He co-wrote and performed in the BBC Radio 2 sketch show 'The Hot Club' with Arthur Smith, Josie Lawrence and Ronnie Golden. Richard contributed sketches to Smack The Pony on Channel 4 and to the 2023 series of the award-winning BBC Radio 4 series The Skewer. He wrote corporate films for the Moving Picture Company and Pukka Films and a feature-length screenplay about a stand-up comedian whose manager is the Devil:

Poster for Soul Representation show, with a spotlight silhouette of a performer on stage and the strapline 'how far would you go to get there?'

He wrote and appeared in the play Jewels In Jeopardy, the Christmas show at the V&A Museum of Childhood in 1991. Richard's one-man show Mexico was written for the 1999 Edinburgh Fringe:

Flyer for 'Come on holiday to ¡MEXICO! with Richard Vranch' show at Gilded Balloon, 5:45pm, 6th - 30th August 1999

Upcoming shows

A Curious Town Talks

Date/time range
Thursday 30th May 2024 7:30pm
Hastings Museum & Art Gallery
Poster for A Curious Town Talks