Roy Ward has worked as an actor, director, writer and script editor/advisor for for more than 30 years. He is a former Literary Manager/Associate Director for Auckland Theatre Company and has directed several ATC productions: notably, Victor Rodger’s My Name is Gary Cooper. His production of Rodger’s Black Faggot won Auckland Fringe Production of the Year and went on to tour nationally and internationally. Notable acting credits include The Crucible and Nell Gwynn for ATC and Think of a Garden for TAPA, and Resident Alien, a solo show in which he appeared as 90-year-old Quentin Crisp. His most recent stage appearances have been as a disgraced politician in Sam Brooks’ Burn Her and as British Prime Ministers John Major and Anthony Eden in The Audience for ATC. Recent screen credits include recurring roles on Shortland Street, Go Girls, Dirty Laundry and several series of The Brokenwood Mysteries in which he plays Reverend Lucas Greene.