Roger is a member of the Equity Fight Directors’ Register
Recent theatre credits include:
“Henry V” for Theatre Delicatessen, “Fear” by Dominic Savage at the Bush Theatre, “As You Like It” for Iris Theatre at the Actors Church in Covent Garden, and “Blue Heart Afternoon” at the Hampstead Theatre (Downstairs) directed by Tamara Harvey.
Roger has also worked for Charm Offensive, Faction Theatre, Birmingham Rep and the Royal & Derngate Theatre in Northampton.
Trained at the London Academy of Performing Arts (1991-93).
Equity Number: M00230712
Roger has experience in numerous productions including outdoor theatre, main stage productions and studio theatres. He recently appeared as Miles in “Happy Now?” at the Abbey Theatre Studio, St Albans and before that as Rupert Hentzau and Dick Turpin in “Diamond Swords” at Warwick Castle – a swordplay spectacular on 6th September 2009.
In May 2012, Roger was filming as part of the stunt team on the Vertigo Films production of “Hammer of the Gods” directed by Farren Blackburn.
Roger is resident Fight Director for the Abbey Theatre, St Albans and he is Master of Stage Combat at the Birmingham School of Acting
He teaches both Stage Combat and Fighting for Film at the City Literary Institute, London.
Roger is currently serving as President of the British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat for whom he is also a Master Teacher and Examiner.
He studied Film Fighting with David Boushey and also at the Inaugural Action Film Workshop in North Carolina, USA under the guidance of J. Allen Suddeth and Dale Girard.
He has taught combat workshops all over the world, including Germany, Switzerland, USA and Israel.
Roger is also a qualified Sabre and Foil Fencing Coach with the British Academy of Fencing, and a 1st Dan Black Belt in Shotokan Karate.