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Richard Stilgoe

Sir Richard Henry Simpson Stilgoe OBE DL (born 28 March 1943) is a British songwriter, lyricist and musician, and broadcaster who is best known for his humorous songs and frequent television appearances. His output includes collaborations with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Peter Skellern. He is also a keen puzzler who has hosted several quiz shows and written several books on the subject. Stilgoe is also notable for his charity work and fundraising. In the 1980s he founded the Alchemy Foundation which is funded from his royalties from the American productions of Starlight Express and The Phantom of the Opera. He is patron of the Surrey Care Trust in Woking. In the late 1990s he founded the Orpheus Centre which offers performing arts experiences to young people with disabilities. In 2012, Stilgoe was knighted in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his extensive charity work.

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Mar 28, 1943 In Camberley, Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Series The One Show 2006-08-14
Latest Project:
In the series Psst! 1969-01-11
Known For
Poster of The Paul Daniels Magic Show
Poster of And Now The Good News
Poster of A Class by Himself
Poster of Psst!
Series The One Show Self - Guest
Series Pebble Mill Unknown
Series Countdown Unknown
Series A Kick Up the Eighties Unknown
Series The Paul Daniels Magic Show Unknown
Series And Now The Good News Unknown
Series Our Mutual Friend Mr. Boots
Series That's Life!
Series Pebble Mill at One Unknown
Series A Class by Himself Unknown
Series Don't Ask Us - We're New Here Unknown
Series Psst! Unknown