Dominic Holland has been doing stand-up comedy since 1991 and has become one of the most regarded comedians of his generation. 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 has made countless TV appearances, recorded an award winning series for BBC Radio 4, and has published two comic novels as well as writing umpteen articles and short stories.
The Small World of Dominic Holland show for BBC Radio 4, broadcast in 2000, was named as one of the stations listener’s most popular comedy shows. His acting credits include Young Persons’ Guide to Becoming a Rock Star and the film Tube Tales. Dominic embarked on a writing career for 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 week’s news topics. The Sunday Times recently described him as ‘The UK’s master of observational comedy’ and the Daily Telegraph noted that ‘he is a top notch stand up who everyone should see’.
Dominic is now one of the country’s most respected comedians, playing regularly at The Comedy Store and performing full length at theatres all over the country. 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, and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.