Wayne trained at Webber Douglas.
Previous shows for Theatr Clwyd: Arden of Faversham, Pygmalion, Noises Off, Arcadia, A Christmas Carol, One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, The Suicide, Mary Stuart, Glengarry Glen Ross and Hamlet.
Other theatre includes: Twelfth Night (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre), Richard III/Comedy of Errors (Propeller – world tour), Much Ado About Nothing (Ludlow Festival), One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (Leicester Curve), Nicholas Nickleby (National Tour/West End/Toronto), Hamlet (Wales Theatre Company; Theatre in Wales Awards 2005-Best Actor Nomination), Aladdin (OMTC Productions/Welsh Tour), Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing (R.J. Williamson-National Open Air Tour), Taming of the Shrew (Thelma Holt Ltd/Plymouth Theatre Royal-National Tour), Italian Idol (Old Fire Station, Oxford), Y Byd yn Bedwar (National Eisteddfod of Wales), Robinson Crusoe, A Slice of Saturday Night (Oldham Coliseum), Pal Joey (Chichester Festival Theatre), As You Like It (Cheek by Jowl-International Tour and West End), Under Milk Wood, Volpone, Guys and Dolls, Peter Pan (National Theatre), Hamlet, Twelfth Night, Jubilee, Roman Actor, Eastward Ho!, Edward III (Royal Shakespeare Company). Wayne was a member of the RSC’s Jacobethan season, recipients of the 2003 Olivier award for Outstanding Achievement.
Television: Wayne is best known as George the Butcher in Sky1’s comedy drama Stella. Other television includes: Friday Night Dinner, Doctors, Being Human, The Sparticle Mystery, Tracy Beaker, Gwaith Cartref, Gavin and Stacey, Holby City, Caerdydd, Doctor Who, Belonging, M.I.T: Murder Investigation Team, At Home With the Braithwaites, Dirty Work, Warriors, Disaster, Red Dwarf (VIII), Stalag Luft, Bydd yn Wrol, Pobol y Cwm, Tu-Fewn Tu-Fâs, Glan Hafren.
Films include: In Bruges, Small Hotel (Also one of the writers), Very Annie Mary, Topsy-Turvy, Dance of Shiva.
Wayne has written and directed three short films: A Dog’s Life, Your Number’s Up, Line Engaged (recipient of a Sgrin Gems Award 2001 and last year it was selected to be placed in the BFI heritage archive).
In 2006 Wayne set up his own theatre company, Open Season Productions. He produced and directed Raspberry by Tony Marchant as the company’s first production.