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Richard Lintern Clyborne Park

Richard Lintern Clyborne Park

Tell Us In 10: Richard Lintern

Kitty Underwood

By Kitty Underwood Published 12 March 2020

In our profile series, Tell Us In 10, we ask cast members and creatives of top London shows to tell us all about themselves in just 10 questions.

This week, we hear from Richard Lintern, currently starring in Clybourne Park at the Park Theatre.

1. My route into theatre was…

My teacher Mike Robinson.

2. My West End idol is…

Graeme Henderson – the king of 42nd St.

42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane (Photo: Brinkhoff & Moegenburg)42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Photo by Brinkhoff & Moegenburg

3. My colleagues would describe me as…


4. My favourite show present or past (that isn’t one I star in) is…

42nd St.

5. The career moment I’m most proud of is…

The Shadowline.

The cast of Clybourne ParkThe cast of Clybourne Park

6. The hardest part about my role is…

Pretending to be pleased when someone else gets a job.

7. If I didn’t work in theatre I would be…

A journalist.

8. Something people don’t know about me is…

I make my own pickled onions.

9. The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is…

Get up, it doesn’t hurt.

10. The one thing I wish I could tell my younger self is…

Enjoy your knees, they don’t last forever.

Clybourne Park is a darkly funny satire about the politics of race and real estate. Winner of both the Tony and Olivier Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize, this razor-sharp play isn’t to be missed! Grab your tickets below!

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