Roger Hall

Playwright

Roger Hall’s first stage play, Glide Time, was produced in 1976 and was a smash hit throughout the country. Roger has been writing a stage play every year since then, along with musicals and pantomimes. He has written more than 70 sitcom episodes for TV, from Gliding On to Spin Doctors and Conjugal Rites in the UK. Recent plays have included Four Flat Whites in Italy, A Shortcut to Happiness, You Can Always Hand Them Back and Last Legs. Roger has been awarded a QSO, a CNZM, a Hon D.Litt from Victoria University and a Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement. He was named a KNZM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, 2019.