Best Newcomer Season
The finest up and coming comedy acts from Edinburgh and Melbourne wrapped up in Best Newcomer Season bow.
Pioneering and continually innovative, Roy has been at the forefront of British writing for over ten years.
Roy has many awards including the George Devine Award for Lift Off, the 2001 Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright for Clubland, the 2002 BAFTA Award for Best Schools Drama for Offside and 2004 South Bank Show Arts Council Decibel Award.
Most recently his play Sucker Punch was nominated for the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play and the Olivier Award for Best New Play 2011.
He was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2008.