Richard is an award winning writer and stand up comedian, best known for playing Springleaf in three series of Baby Cow’s Zapped! for DAVE. In 2021 he can be seen in the upcoming feature film Follow The Blonde. Other credits include Hold The Sunset (BBC2), Miranda (BBC2), Peep Show (Channel 4) and feature films The Comedian’s Guide To Survival, Nina Forever and Catherine Tate’s Nan. Richard has also appeared in commercial campaigns for ITV Christmas, Paddy Power and Carlsberg.
A film obsessive, Richard has written and performed 2 Edinburgh shows about his love of VHS, and continues to run his live night Richard Sandling’s Perfect Movie. He has also performed as part of the prestigious Britcom showcase at Montreal’s famous Just For Laughs Festival.