Roland is an award-winning series creator, showrunner, script editor and scriptwriter working in a wide range of genres for film and television in UK, Europe, America, and China. He is a member of BAFTA and the Writers' Guild.
Series Creator, Showrunner and Scriptwriter
Recently he worked as co-creator on the supernatural drama series, FALLEN, based on the best-selling books by Lauren Kate. The series will be released at the end of 2023.
He created the BBC1 returning award-winning period drama series, LAND GIRLS and he was the Showrunner on HUMANS for Endemol Shine China and Croton Media. HUMANS is the first sci-fi thriller series ever made for Chinese television. Roland storylined the 30 part series (based on the AMC/C4 series). The series aired in China on TenCent and iQiyi gaining over 30 million views in the first day!
His children’s feature film 2:HRS received its theatrical premiere in the UK. His feature film SUMMER CAN WAIT was released in 2021.
Other TV credits can be found here on IMDB.
Script Editor and Consultant
Roland is also a script editor and consultant. His script editing work includes HUMANS for Endemol Shine, and the DW AUDIO NOVEL RANGE and other scripts for Big Finish. He recently was employed as a mentor on the prestigious Bridging the Dragon event - where he mentored projects from producers in China and Europe. He also was a mentor at the London Screenwriters' Festival Talent Campus. Roland guest lectures at a variety of UK universities including Westminster, Oxford Brookes, and De Montford.
Recently, he was invited to Islands of Fiction as part of the Mallorca Film Festival - to talk about TV series development.
His awards include the London Writers' Award, a Royal Television Society Award, a Broadcast Award for Best Programme, and a Redemptive Storyteller Award. He has had nominations for TAPS Comedy Award and the Southend New Writing Festival.