Dr. Richard Taylor

Edinburgh-born Richard Taylor survived fairly rugged schooling in the Borders by living in his own little world. At first, he expressed his innate creativity by building and operating a small puppet theatre, writing dramatised adaptations of historical works-and voicing all the parts himself. During his mid-teens, he utilised those acting skills to portray himself as older than he was and got himself a job as a wine-waiter. This job and others kept him more or less out of mischief until he hit...See more