Richard Everett is an actor, playwright and screenwriter. He is the author of 7 published stage plays including the much acclaimed “Entertaining Angels” which has had over 100 productions worldwide.

He has 200 animation scripts to his credit as well as 2 feature films, 3 plays for BBC radio 4, and a published collection of award winning sketches and meditations entitled ‘Sound Bites’.

Richard also runs drama workshops for Additional Needs Adults and seminars on ‘The Writer’s Journey’.

He is a visiting fellow of St John’s College, University of Durham.

Welcome to his website!


  • Like so many in my profession the wretched pandemic stopped everything in its tracks. Now, at last,  a few productions of my work are starting up again, in particular Entertaining Angelsand the latest is at The CHELTENHAM PLAYHOUSE from June 7th for 4 nights only. CATCH IT IF YOU CAN! Click here for more info. All the very best to the cast and crew!
  • Plans for the development of  “Colin’s Home with Graeae Theatre Co and the wonderful Jenny Sealey directing seem to be on hold. If there is further news, you will be among the first to know!
  • We are a resilient profession and I have no doubt that while some individuals and theatres have suffered terribly, not least through lack of government support, we will get  back on our feet and audiences will fully return!
  • MeanwhileSomething To Say my new one act play is available and published by Samuel French.
  • And SOUND BITES my book of seasonal sketches is still popular. You can order your copy by sending me a note via my contact page (cheaper!) or click here for Amazon. And ..
  • And finally, it’s been great to keep in touch with many of the graduates from Cranmer Hall as I continue as  Visiting Wayfarer Fellow to St John’s College, Durham.
  • PS don’t forget to  ..  Follow me on Twitter!

Meanwhile, here’s a couple of extracts from my book
“Sound Bites”!

The Lent Inspector

The Priest, the Guard and the empty Tomb

Like to buy a bundle of brand new scripts NOT in the book?

“More Sound Bites!”

Including titles…

“Branding Jesus” …
“Basil in Bethlehem”…

“In Conversation with a Turkey”…
“The Ox & The Ass” …
“The Baptism”…

“Arriving Home”

the ever popular “Life After Birth” …

“Entertaining Angels” – over 100 productions!

“Richard Everett has written a warm, glowing, serious comedy, like an Ayckbourn play finished by JM Barrie.”
The Sunday Times.

Panto with L’Arche workshop

UK National Tour

UK and US general release