Dominic Holland

Dominic Holland

Dominic Holland has performed five solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival; his first, in 1993, winning him the Perrier best newcomer award. He was nominated for the main prize three years later.

In 2000 he landed his own Radio 4 show, The Small World of Dominic Holland, which he followed up wth Holland Shorts in 2006.

On TV, he played a writer in both series of BBC3's Rob Brydon's Annually Retentive - and has been a genuine writer for Harry Enfield, Lenny Henry and Clive Anderson. His first novel, Only In America, was published in 2002, and his follow-up, The Ripple Effect, the following year.

He also regularly turns up as a panellist on such shows as Five's The Wright Stuff, Have I Got News For You, The Des O'Connor Show and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.

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Brigstocke lands Five quiz

Hurst and Holland are captains

Marcus Brigstocke is to present a new prime-time panel quiz for Five.

Lee Hurst and Dominic Holland will be the regular team captains on the new show, The What In The World? Quiz, which will revolve around science and nature.

Guests will be test on ‘everything from the punk science, the natural world, new technology through to the upper limits of human achievement,’ Five says.

The programme is due to start next month.

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Published: 14 Aug 2008

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Past Shows

Edinburgh Fringe 2006

Dominic Holland Stands Up

Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Dominic Holland Eclipsed – Free

Edinburgh Fringe 2018

Dominic Holland – The Glory Year


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