Roy Ward

Philosopher/Cardinal Bellarmin/Guard Priest

Roy Ward has worked as an actor, director, writer and script editor for over thirty years. He is a former Literary Manager/Associate Director for Auckland Theatre Company and has directed several ATC productions, notably Victor Rodgers’ My Name is Gary Cooper and Stanley Makuwe’s Black Lover. His production of Rodgers’ Black Faggot won Auckland Fringe Production of the Year and went on to tour nationally and internationally.

Notable stage credits as an actor include
The Crucible, Nell Gwynn and The Audience (all for ATC), Think of Garden, Resident Alien (a solo show in which he appeared as ninety-year-old Quentin Crisp), and Sam Brooks’ Burn Her.

Roy’s recent television credits include a recurring role as Reverend Lucas Greene in
The Brokenwood Mysteries, for which he has also written scripts.