Richard Lumsden

Sunshine Takes You

Richard Lumsden is a professional actor, writer, musician & composer. Occasionally all four jobs blend together like four incompatible layers on a dodgy homemade cake.

Current & forthcoming acting work includes:

DOWNHILL (feature film)

4 old schoolfriends walk Wainwright's Coast To Coast from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, for old time's sake... 

Directed by James Rouse.

SIGHTSEERS (feature film)

Directed by Ben Wheatley, premiered at the London Film Festival.


New police drama. Directed by Charlie Palmer.


Richard is currently writing Honolulu Baby, three x 30 minute tv scripts commissioned by BBC 4. 


SUNSHINE TAKES YOU - an album of songs for ukulele, fiddle and banjo, recorded with ace violinist John Dipper. CD now available from MUSIC SHOP or download from iTunes.

A promo for 'Lenny Smallman' - a cross-media internet comedy series, music chat show, stage show, etc. can be viewed here [9 mins]