American Idiot UK Tour

Richard Morris

Musical Supervisor


 Richard graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA (Hons) in Music.

Credits include: Jesus Christ Superstar (UK Tour); Blood Brothers (UK Tour); Evita (UK Tour); Starlight Express (UK Tour and Singapore); Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK Tour); The Wizard of Oz (Spillers Pantomimes); Sleeping Beauty and Jack and the Beanstalk (Theatre Royal Windsor); The Jackie Trent Story, Little Women, West Side Story, Rent, Guys and Dolls, Whistle Down the Wind and La Cage aux Folles.

Richard conducted the My Live Music Big Band and was the resident pianist with the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra for five years. He has also worked with the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, BBC Big Band, Tony Christie, Clare Teal, Jacqui Dankworth, Gordon Goodwin, Matt Ford, Jeff Hooper and Marlene VerPlank.

In 2011 Richard was commissioned to re-orchestrate Billy Elliot  by Stage Productions for their perfomances as part of the Billy Youth Project and has arranged many musical revue shows for various institutes and theatre companies. In March 2014, he devised and arranged a full show for a 17-piece big band with vocals, starring the My Live Music Big Band.

Richard is also a vocal technique teacher for Staffordshire University.


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