Roy became the 19th annual winner of the James Menzies-Kitchin Award, directing his critically acclaimed, sell out production of The Mountaintop by Katori Hall at the Young Vic. Roy was nominated at the 2018 Evening Standard Awards for the ‘Emerging Talent’ Award. He is an joint Artistic Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Associate Artist of the Donmar Warehouse and a tutor at Open Door. He was awarded an MBE in the 2020 Queen’s New Year’s honours.