Roy graduated from Rose Bruford College in 2011 with a BA (Hons) in Theatre Directing.
He was made Associate Artist at The Red Room in 2011 and in 2014, he was the BBC Theatre Fellow at the Bush Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith.
Roy went on to spend a year at London’s Royal Court as Trainee Director and was the 19th recipient of the prestigious JMK award. He was Associate Director at the Donmar Warehouse in 2019. He was was Associate Artist at Harts Theatre Company and was lead acting tutor at Young & Talented. Roy is currently a tutor for Open Door.
He is co-Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre and was awarded an MBE in 2020.