Roger Hall

Roger Hall is New Zealand’s most successful and blazingly popular playwright. His plays have included Middle-Aged Spread (1978) and You Can Always Hand Them Back (2012), and his television shows have included Buck House (New Zealand’s first TV sitcom) and Gliding On. Roger was born in Essex in 1939. He was awarded the Burns Fellowship in 1978, and the Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in 2015. Roger was born in Essex in 1939.

May 2, 2018

'A sad day for Dunedin theatre': Roger Hall on the sudden closure of the Fortune

Playwright Roger Hall, who lived in Dunedin for 20 years and had close ties with the Fortune, looks back at the theatre's decades-long struggle to stay afloat.

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Feb 22, 2018

Book of the Week: Roger Hall on the comic genius of John Clarke

Legendary playwright Roger Hall pays tribute to the great satirist John Clarke, whose posthumous book Tinkering has been a runaway best-seller this summer.

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