Rich is a musician and graphic / web designer. He began playing guitar, bass and drums at an early age, and also played around a lot with Letraset and glue. After a succession of bands that ranged from hardcore punk to jazz fusion, he formed Trip, who went on to be signed by MCA Records and were featured in the Oscar-winning Terry Gilliam movie ‘The Fisher King’.
Rich has written and produced the music for The Occasion’s productions of The Monster & Mary Shelley, You Are Here, The Snow Queen, The Peabody Chronicles, This Fire, The Night Before Christmas and (most recently) Another Nice Mess.
Rich has designed websites and printed material for a whole range of people and organisations, these include The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland, University of Winchester, Blue Apple Theatre, Hampshire County Council, Ayuntamiento de Salobreña (Spain), NKPR (Berlin), Winchester Film Festival, Skye Loneragan, Peter Bruntnell and many others. Rich does all of The Occasion’s print and web design.