Peter J Holland is the producer of the internationalLY renowned theatre company, Frantic Assembly.
Peter joined the company in May 2018 opening Fatherland by Scott Graham, Simon Stephens and Underworld’s Karl Hyde at the Lyric Hammersmith, a co-production with MIF, Lift and the Royal Exchange theatre.
In September 2018 Peter produced The Unreturning by Anna Jordan, a Theatre Royal Plymouth co-production embarking on a UK National tour through out 18/19.
The Unreturning at the Everyman could be the most impressive piece of physical theatre you see this year.Subsequently the production has been nominated for a Broadway World Award for Andrzej Goulding’s Set and Video Design. - Liverpool Echo
Peter is looking forward to producing for Frantic Assembly as they head towards their 25th Anniversary in 2019.
Prior to Frantic Assembly Peter produced for the Lyric Hammersmith in West London.
Other productions whilst at the Lyric include but not limited to; Secret Theatre’s Stab In the Dark, Tipping the Velvet by Laura Wade and directed by Lyndsey Turner, the Lyric/Filter theatre production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream UK/Australia/Ireland, Aladdin & Jack and the Beanstalk by Joel Horwood, the UK and Australian premiere of TERROR by Ferdinand Von Schirach, The Lyric/National Theatre of Ireland production of The Plough and the Stars and the Lyric/Pins and Needles production of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas UK/Hong Kong.
Deserves a West End transfer - The Sunday Times on Terror
Previous to the Lyric, Peter was the General Manager for the Birmingham Stage Company. Working in their office on Regent St, London, he worked on UK touring productions such as James and the Giant Peach directed by Nikolai Foster, Phillip Pullman’s The Firework Makers Daughter, Bagpuss for Soho Theatre, George’s Marvellous Medicine, and the hugely popular Horrible Histories productions. Peter is also responsible for securing the rights for the Olivier Award Nominated production of David William’s Gangsta Granny which recently completed a two year tour and a West End residency at the Garrick Theatre.
Peter has extensive knowledge of producing and production management of international touring having overseen productions to New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bahrain, Qatar, Ireland and Australia.
Peter is a proud trustee on the board of Zest Theatre Company who celebrate their 10th year in 2017. Headed by Artistic Director Toby Ealden the company is celebrating their anniversary with a new immersive production ‘What Once Was Ours’ which gives voice to the generation of people who were too young to vote in the recent referendum picking up the 2018 Offie Award for Best Production.
Peter was recently invited to join the Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.
Peter served as an Affiliate Award Panelist for the Olivier Awards in 2015 awarding Mike Barlett’s production of BULL at the Young Vic with the recognition for best new play in an affiliate venue.
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Society of london theatre
Mar 2014 - Apr 2015