Who We Are

Richard Harding

Alternate Shadows first began as a way of entering a local One Act Play Festival back in 1996 founded by Richard Harding, Neil Parke & Helen Cooper. 

Richard started off singing encouraged by a Primary School teacher, joined a Choir then began school productions. Taking particular enjoyment from the stage joined the Medway Little Theatre for many years became a Youth Leader for 4 years and appeared in numerous productions over the years.

Richard has been a member of the United Players, Walderslade, Meopham Players, and M.A.R.S - Medway Repertory Society, before forming Alternate Shadows back in 1996 which now takes up most of his time.

Richard has taken three shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, worked on two lottery grant applications and raised various monies for local Companies and Charities thru Murder Mysteries and Pantomimes.

Richard has appeared in many shows but has also appeared in training videos for the police, detective training in Maidstone, assisted degree Pharmacy students at University of Kent, appeared in local amateur films & a Samaritans film.

Most recently, acting in the All England Theatre Festival, Southern Play Festival, Folkestone Council, Greenwich University, Broadwitch Farm Halloween event and as a Professional TV/Film Extra.