Richard Speir

Associate Director

Richard first joined Witness for the Prosecution in April 2019. He is a freelance director working on new plays, classics and opera.

As Director: Broken Lad, Gentlemen, Spun (Arcola Theatre), Byron: Angel & Outcast (Cadogan Hall and Kazakhstan Tour); Moments (Hen and Chickens); Stevie (SLAM); Deadlock; The Nine 0’Clock Service (Theatre 503 RWR); Play 2, Breakneck (Old Red Lion); The Inevitable disappearance of Edward J. Neverwhere (Star); Checkout (Miniaturists).

As Assistant Director: Kenny Morgan, New Nigerians (Arcola Theatre) and GarinĂ© (Grimeborn Opera Festival). Rehearsed Readings: CHAIR, Kompromat, Mona’s Room, What Happens When You Click on It. (Playwrought, Arcola Theatre). Work with Young People includes Tinderella and the Beast, King Lear, Sound and Fury Echoes and Traces (Arcola Youth Theatre).