Richard is a British author and television presenter. He has written about the Stone Age and Paganism, one of his his book "Lost Civilisations of the Stone Age" was turned into a television series which he presented on Channel 4 in the UK entitled "Secrets of the Stone Age". He also presented a program called Pagans in 2004. Richard completed a BA in Social anthropology and Religious studies and went on to do a M. St. and M. Phil. in Ethnology and Museum Ethnography at Oxford University. He also specialises in the usage of hallucinogens and intoxicants in society.