Richard Mawbey

Richard Mawbey

Hair and Wig Designer

Broadway  includes “Finding Neverland”, ”Waitress”, “Evita”, “La Cage Aux Folles”, “Frost Nixon,” “Priscilla ” and “Chicago”.

London credits include  “Romeo and Juliet”, A Winters Tale” and “Harlequinade” for The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company ”,” The Maids”, “ Richard the Third” and " The Ruling Class" for the Jamie Lloyd Company,” Privates on Parade”, A Midsummer Nights Dream, “Madam de Sade”,” Twelfth Night” and “Ivanov” for the Michael Grandage Company.” The Libertine”,” Boys in the Band”,” Vanities”, “The Stripper”, “The View from Islington North “,” Mrs Henderson Presents”, “ Miss Atomic Bomb”,” Elf”,  “Assassins", "White Christmas", " Urinetown"," Forbidden Broadway"  “From Here To Eternity”, ”South Pacific”,   “Top Hat”, “Hairspray”, “Passion”,” Legally Blonde”, ”End of the Rainbow”, “ Piaf”,  “ Sweet Charity” ,  “Guys and Dolls” , “The Producers”,” Kiss Me Kate” ,“ “Starlight Express”  “Thoroughly Modern Millie”.

Nationwide productions   ” Chitty Chitty Bang Bang”, “We Will Rock You”,  “ Nine To Five”, “  “A Damsel In Distress”. “East is East” “Boorskale the Musical”.

Films include “The Ghost Writer”, “Titanic”,  “It's De-Lovely”,   “Star Wars”, “Wilde”, “ Tomorrow Never Dies”, ,Disney’s “ The Santa Clause”, ”Tomb Raider”, “Mask of Zorro”, “ Closer”,   Richard Harris as Dumbledore in Harry Potter.

Television  “Poldark”, ” The C Word”,  "CILLA"," Vikings", " Black Sails", "Ripper Street", " Mr Selfridge", “Little Britain”, “  Catherine Tate Show”,    “Poirot”, ‘’Miss Marple’.

Opera  “Die Soldaten” in Germany and Metropolitan Opera in New York. “Cosi Fan Tutte” in Aix-en-Provence. “ Death in Venice” at the ENO and the Monaie in Brussels.


Richard owns London’s Wig Specialities and  is Personal wig-maker to  Sean Connery, Kylie Minogue, Sheridan Smith, Jessie J, Paloma Faith and Dame Edna Everage.

Plans include the USA First National Tour of “Finding Neverland”, “Big the Musical” and “Sleepless the Musical”.

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