Richard Howard (8 March 1944 – 26 January 2024)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved client, Richard Howard at the age of 79, after a short illness. 

He is survived by his son, three step-daughters and nine grandchildren.


His vast theatre work includes Stanley at the National Theatre, Blues for Mr Charlie at the Tricycle, Sir Robert de Lesseps in the original West End cast of Shakespeare in Love, and extensive Shakespearean tours, including Twelfth Night, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet across America, Europe and Asia. He was part of the pioneering Stables Theatre Club in Manchester, and Brian Friel and Stephen Rea’s Field Day, he acted and directed with the Jill Freud Theatre Company for many seasons, was a key member of the London Shakespeare Group, and taught at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and RADA. He also made numerous radio and television appearances.

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