Richard Hand

Richard Hand

Richard J. Hand is Professor of Theatre and Media Drama at the University of South Wales (UK). He is the co-author of books on horror radio drama, Grand-Guignol horror theatre, horror film, and other subjects. He has published adaptations and translations of French stage plays, including works by Victor Hugo and Octave Mirbeau. He has a number of media appearances, usually talking about horror in all its glory. He is included on the special edition DVD of Tim Burton’s Sweeney Todd. He has written and directed numerous radio and stage plays, including commissioned works for the Abertoir Horror Festival and a recreation of the Victorian stage illusion ‘Pepper’s Ghost’ in the original venue in London where the illusion was first presented in 1862. For several years, he has been commissioned to direct the annual public Halloween performance for the local city council in Cardiff.



Appearances


Role   Show
Writer - Zachariah 1864 / The Comeback ..................... Halloween Show 2014
Writer - The Art of Conversation ..................... Thumbnail Theater