Dominic Holland

Dominic Holland

Since becoming a professional comedian Dominic has performed three highly acclaimed sell out one-man shows at the Edinburgh Festival, winning the Perrier Best Newcomer Award in 1993 followed by a Perrier Nomination at the 1996 Fringe.

Dominic's material is what sets him apart, inoffensive and totally accessible to all, relying heavily on acute observations on all our lives. His material, combined with a very personable stage presence, always make his shows relaxing, intimate and hugely enjoyable.

 

Dominic has been described by The Guardian as "A comedian who makes you feel glad to be alive". He is now one of the country's most respected comedians, playing regularly at The Comedy Store and Jongleurs and performing full length at theatres all over the country.

The Small World of Dominic Holland show for BBC Radio 4 broadcast in August 2000, was named as one of the station's listeners most popular comedy shows. His acting credits include Young Persons' Guide to Becoming a Rock Star and the film Tube Tales.

Subsequently Dominic added writing to his credits for the likes of the late Bob Monkhouse, On the Spot, BBC Radio 2's What If sketch show and the BBC Clive Anderson series in which he also appeared, giving a comedic slant to the weeks news topics.

His novel, Only In America, was published in May 2002 to excellent reviews, "hilarious modern day fairytale from a sensational new voice in contemporary fiction", Amazon.

In addition, Dominic has made numerous guest appearances on such television shows as Have I Got News For You, The Clive James Show, The Brian Conley Show, The Des O'Connor Show, The Stand Up Show, Edinburgh Nights, Best of Edinburgh, The Royal Variety Show, Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

In the corporate market Dominic has carved a niche as one of the most talented hosts and after dinner speakers around.

Dominic is currently writing a Blog charting the success of his son in the acting world (he is filming a movie with Ewan Macgregor at the moment) and looking at how he might ultimately become "eclipsed" by him.

Feedback

"The evening was a great success and I earnestly believe that your role contributed greatly to this...should the awards be repeated you'll be first on the list!" DLA on Dominic Holland who hosted their annual awards ceremony 

"a huge thank you for all your hard work on Friday evening. You were fantastic at engaging with the audience....we have received some lovely emails from the client and from guests who attended, saying how special the whole evening was."  Dominic hosted an awards cermeony for Archant Media

"Brilliant - the client loved him"Event company, DBMT who subsequently booked Dominic for 3 other events

"Dominic was good...From where I was standing I could hear a lot of laughing"Royal Sun Alliance