as the Counsellor
A prolific actor in both screen & theatre, Miles has carved himself a niche in film and television work, normally playing nasty upper class cads, butlers, priests and barristers. He acted alongside his father, Ian Richardson, in Porterhouse Blue in 1987, and in the The Final Cut in 1995. He was Tony Slattery's butler in Ps & Qs, Sir Roger Moore's butler in A Princess for Christmas and the head of the assassins' league in Terry Pratchett's The Colour of Magic. Other selected credits include Charles I in The Regicides, John Jacob Astor in Julian Fellowes' Titanic miniseries, Harry Thornton in Dancing on the Edge, The Crown, Genius, A Quiet Passion, Peterloo, Outlander, and as Nick Frost's boss in Sick Note. In 2018, Richardson had a cameo role in Solo: A Star Wars Story, playing an Imperial governor who is executed by the film's antagonist.
His West End credits include Another Country, An Evening with Gary Lineker, The Invisible Man, All's Well That Ends Well, A Midsummer Night's Dream and As You Like It. He has toured in the Far East and the United States of America, most notably in the Almeida Theatre's production of Lulu.
From September 2014, he appeared as James Reiss in King Charles III at the Wyndhams Theatre, due to Tim Pigott-Smith sustaining a broken collarbone, he took over the lead role of Charles for 5 weeks until Pigott-Smith returned. From 2003 to 2008, he was a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company appearing in All's Well That Ends Well with Dame Judi Dench. He had already played with Dench in Sir Peter Hall's film version of A Midsummer Night's Dream in 1967.
He took part in the RSC's Histories Ensemble playing in Henry IV, part 1 and 2, Henry V, Henry VI, part 1, 2, and 3 and Richard III which won three Olivier Awards in 2009 for Best Company Performance, Best Revival and Best Costume Design. He returned in 2015 to play Voltore in Volpone with Henry Goodman.
as Miss Gleeson
Writer and Director
A 22 year old writer and actor originally from London, now based in Glasgow, Scar was a Shortflix 2019 finalist (Creative England/Sky) and an alumni of the BFI Screenwriting residential 2019 and various schemes with the Royal Court in playwriting and dramaturgy.
They received a BAFTA Scholarship for a Masters degree in Writing for TV and graduated in 2021. They're currently a mentee in the Glasgow Film Festival mentorship scheme and have received funding for their next film after being chosen for the Creative Youth Talent scheme. Dead Susan is their directorial debut.
Post Production services by
A talented young actress, her previous credits include:
Dotty in SUCH SMALL HANDS (Film 4/Wellington Films)
Cleo in SEA BEAR (Roundhouse)
THE FLOOGALS (Channel Five)