Roland was creator and lead writer of the popular period drama Land Girls (BBC1), which ran for three series. It won the Best Daytime Programme in the Broadcast Awards and four RTS Midlands Awards (including Best Drama).
Other television credits include a commission to develop a primetime action/adventure series (Model Citizens) for ITV; over thirty episodes of Doctors (BBC1), Meeow (ITV), Peter Rabbit (Nickelodeon), Waybuloo (BBC) Rastamouse (CBeebies) and Sitcom Trials (ITV). He was also part of the writing team of the Emmy-award winning Smack the Pony and has written for other sketch shows including Man Stroke Woman (BBC2).
Roland won the London Writers’ Award for best drama (Spring Chickens), and the Redemptive Films Storyteller Award for his sci-fi horror film, The Survivor. He was also nominated for the TAPS Comedy Writer Award for his sitcom pilot, Tarts. His co-written sitcom pilot, The Diary of Tommy Crisp, won the Best Comedy Film Award at the New York Downtown Film Festival and he is working on turning it into a series for television.
Currently, Roland has been commissioned to write a new drama series.