Peter J Holland is currently the Producer of West London's largest producing theatre, the Lyric Hammersmith.


Peter joined the Lyric leading on a series of opening events including the reopening gala of the theatre marking the completion of the £20 million pound capital development project that had seen the building closed for 18 months.


Other productions whilst at the Lyric include; Secret Theatre's Stab In the Dark, Tipping the Velvet by Laura Wade and directed by Lyndsey Turner, the Lyric/Filter production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Aladdin & Jack and the Beanstalk by Joel Horwood, and the UK and Australian premiere of TERROR by Ferdinand Von Schirach.


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 with 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 management of international touring having overseen productions to New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Dubai, Bahrain, Qatar 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.


Peter official set up peterjholland Productions in 2017.


From May 2018 Peter will join Frantic Assembly as Producer.


Pete Holland
Tipping the Velvet

Current projects


for the Lyric Hammersmith


  • Fatherland w/ Frantic Assembly
  • Raymond Briggs' Father Christmas, Lyric/MAC/Hong Kong.
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream w/ Filter Theatre



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