Dominic Holland

Dominic Holland

Novelist & Comedian

Synopsis

According to The Sunday Times, Dom is ‘the UK’s master of observational comedy.’ After publishing Eclipsed (about being less famous than his son), his latest project is an animated sitcom. Meanwhile he continues to guest on panel shows and blog about Tom – now being courted by Hollywood.

Biography

One of the country’s most highly regarded and respected comedians, Dominic Holland has enjoyed success as both a stand-up comedian and a writer and is often seen as a panellist on shows including Five's The Wright Stuff, Have I Got News For You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

Dominic’s first full length solo show, Red Hot Dutch with Dominic, enjoyed huge success at the Edinburgh Fringe and he was presented with the prestigious Perrier Newcomer Award. Regularly playing at The Comedy Store and Jongleurs, he quickly moved into television and became a familiar face thanks to his TV round-up on Clive Anderson Now. His sharp observations of everyday life have great appeal, applauded by the critics for their inoffensive nature.

Dominic has written for the late Bob Monkhouse, Harry Enfield, Lenny Henry and Clive Anderson, as well as being the author of three novels including the critically acclaimed Only In America.

His BBC Radio 4 show The Small World of Dominic Holland was followed up with Holland Shorts while on television, he has played a writer in both series of Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive on BBC 3.

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After Dinner Comedian Dominic Holland