Richard Gibson

Richard is well known to television audiences worldwide for his appearances from 1982-1992 as Herr Flick in hilarious BBC wartime comedy ‘ALLO ‘ALLO! He also toured with the group when ‘ALLO ‘ALLO! transferred to the stage and had successful tours both in the UK and abroad.

He will next appear on stage in Anton Chekhovs’ THE CHERRY ORCHARD directed by Phil Willmott, 14th March – 7th April at Union Theatre.

Further theatre credits include John in DON’T LOOK NOW directed by John Simpson at Southwald Theatre, Marlow in SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER directed by Paul Kerryson at Leicester Haymarket, DOGG’S HAMLET and THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND at Watford Palace, LOVE LABOUR LOST directed by Richard Cottrell (Bristol Old Vic), CANDIDA (Boulevard Theatre), Dickie Winslow in THE WINSLOW at Lyric Hammersmith, FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS (Greenwich Theatre), THE BROWNING VERSION and IN PRAISE OF LOVE at King’s Head, BULLDOG DRUMMOND (Nuffield Theatre), Bob Cratchit in Dickens’ classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Birmingham Rep.) and COWARDLY CUSTARD directed by Carol Todd.

More recently, he was seen on television playing Denis Thwaites in acclaimed comedy series TOAST OF LONDON created by Matt Berry for Channel 4 and Rik Shaw in PUNK STRUT: THE MOVIE written and directed by Kevin Short. Previous screen credits include THE UPPER HAND directed by Martin Shardlow (Central), TV mini-series TRADE WINDS created by Hugh Bush for ABC, World War II drama THE KEY TO REBECCA directed by David Hemmings, Ralph in TV mini-series THE CORAL ISLAND for Thames Television, MY FATHER’S HOUSE (Granada), Colin Wainwright in WAINWRIGHT’S LAW for the BBC, long-running and much admired drama/comedy series ITV PLAYHOUSE (ITV), PENMARRIC written by Susan Howatch (BBC), SECRET DIARIES (Yorkshire TV), recurring role Paul Graham in PARK RANGER for Southern TV and Edward Beverley in 70′s adventure series THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FOREST directed by John Frankau, Sunning in TV mini-series TOM BROWN’S SCHOOL DAYS (BBC) and Marcus Maudsley in the multi nominated BAFTA and Palme d’Or winning 1971 film THE GO-BETWEEN written by L.P. Hartley, starring Julie and Alan Bates for MGM British Studios.