Peter Hayden has split his working life between drama and documentary. He has produced, written and presented many science and nature documentaries. Drama work on screen includes: The Light Between Oceans, Hillary, Power Rangers, Dirty Laundry, Shortland Street, The Brokenwood Mysteries and 800 Words. Earlier roles include Beyond Reasonable Doubt, The Fire-Raiser, Arriving Tuesday, Shaker Run and Illustrious Energy (Best Supporting Actor Award). Peter has appeared in Auckland Theatre Company shows: Other Desert Cities, Trees Beneath the Lake, The Ladykillers, Lysistrata, You Can Always Hand them Back, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Peer Gynt [recycled]. Other theatre productions include Oleanna, Heroes, Calendar Girls, The Truth Game, Tom Scott’s The Daylight Atheist, Roger Hall’s Book Ends and A Short Cut to Happiness, Time Stands Still, Twelfth Night, Into the Woods, David Hare’s The Vertical Hour and Carl Nixon’s The Raft.
“Sara Brodie and I worked together on ATC’s production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. I so look forward to making more theatre magic with her in the ASB season of Under the Mountain.”