Hayden has recently finished a year in Immersive Everywhere’s production of Doctor Who: Time Fracture. His theatre credits include Chris in The Play That Goes Wrong (West End), King/Father Canty in The Prince and the Pauper (Watermill), Bagot in Richard II (Arcola, Houses of Parliament), Mad Hatter/Knave of Hearts in the original cast of the Olivier-nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground (The Vaults).
Other theatre credits include Roald Dahl and the Imagination Seekers (UK Tour), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (Park Theatre), Ghost City (King’s Head), The Bunker Trilogy (Southwark Playhouse, Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide Fringe- Winner Best Theatre Award 2014), Confetti & Chaos (Edinburgh Fringe), Sherlock Holmes: A Working Hypothesis (UK Tour), Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty (Hawthorne Theatre), The Owls Are Not What They Seem (Theatre Delicatessen), LINE (Stephen Joseph), The Girl With The Imagination (Greenwich Theatre), The Boy James, Lorca Is Dead, Outland and The Tartuffe (all with Edinburgh International Festival Award winners, Belt Up Theatre.)
Hayden tours the world with Interactive Theatre International, playing Basil in Faulty Towers The Dining Experience.
His credits as a composer include The Beggar’s Opera, Lorca is Dead and Octavia (all with Belt Up Theatre.)
He has directed two acclaimed solo shows (Ladyface and Lois) both for the comedian Lucy Farrett.
Hayden is delighted to be returning to Burke and Hare, having originated the role of Burke at The Watermill in 2018, before playing him again for the show’s transfer to Jermyn Street later that year. On this occasion, the show was nominated at the Offies for Best Director and Best Ensemble.