Richard Mawbey

Wigs & Hair Designer

Theatre work includes: Richard III, The Hothouse, The Maids, The Ruling Class, End of the Rainbow (Trafalgar Studios); Guys and Dolls (Royal Albert Hall); Fiddler on the Roof, Spamilton, Assassins (Menier Chocolate Factory); Finding Neverland (Lunt-Fontaine Theatre); Evita (Marquis Theatre); La Cage Aux Folles (London Palladium); Frost/Nixon, Passion, Piaf (Donmar Warehouse); Waitress (Brooks Atkinson Theatre); Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Broadway); The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Labour of Love (Noël Coward Theatre); Lazarus the David Bowie Musical (King’s Cross Theatre); The Libertine, Sweet Charity (Theatre Royal Haymarket); Mrs Henderson Presents, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Privates on Parade (Noël Coward Theatre); Elf (Dominion); The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Season (Garrick Theatre); Urinetown (St James Theatre); Forbidden Broadway (Vaudeville Theatre); From Here To Eternity, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Hairspray (Shaftesbury Theatre); The Commitments (Palace Theatre); Strangers On A Train (Gielgud Theatre); (Noël Coward Theatre); Merrily We Roll Along (Harold Pinter Theatre)South Pacific (Barbican); Top Hat (Aldwych); Legally Blonde (Savoy Theatre); Guys and Dolls (Piccadilly Theatre); The Producers (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); Kiss Me Kate (Victoria Palace); Starlight Express (Apollo Victoria); CILLA the Musical (UK Tour); White Christmas (Dominion Theatre); Little Britain Live (UK Tour) and A Damsel in Distress (Chichester Festival Theatre and UK Tour).

Television work includes: CILLA (ITV Studios); Vikings (VK Productions); Black Sails (Platinum Dunes); Ripper Street (Tiger Aspect Productions); Mr Selfridge (ITV Studios); Little Britain (BBC); Catherine Tate Show (Tiger Aspect Productions); French and Saunders (BBC); Poirot (ITV Studios); Miss Marple (BBC); Gavin and Stacey (Baby Cow Productions); House of Saddam (BBC and HBO Films) and Larkrise to Candleford (BBC).

Film work includes: The Ghost Writer (R.P Productions); Titanic (Paramount Pictures); De-Lovely (Winkler Films); Star Wars (Lucasfilm); Mask of Zorro (Amblin Entertainment); Disney’s Santa Clause (Walt Disney Pictures) and Harry Potter (Warner Bros. Pictures).

Richard owns London’s Wig Specialties and is personal wig-maker to Sir Sean Connery, Kylie Minogue, Sheridan Smith, Paloma Faith, Iggy Azalea, Jessie J and Dame Edna Everage.