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Dominic Holland


Dominic Holland has built a great comedy career. He found his feet in 1991 in a small comedy café in London, and has developed into a successful and widely acknowledged comedian. His career has seen him tour around the UK, performing his social observations and sarcastic stand-up.

What was the first album you bought?
Parallel Lines by Blondie – Debbie Harry had a huge influence on my tender teenage years.
What is your biggest fear?
Knowing that from now on – washing my hair is a risk.
What is your favourite takeaway?
Chinese, but only from my local. I tend not to trust takeaways in general because how many people can be arsed to go back to the shop to complain?
Favourite TV show?
Whatever box set I am currently on and completely beholden to. I seem to remember that 24 robbed my life of a few weeks at least.
What is your biggest pet hate?
People confusing the verb ‘get’ with ‘have’ – as in – could I get a lager? No, you can’t. But you can have a lager and why can’t you speak properly?
Do you have a celebrity crush?
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley seems like a lovely person to me – albeit this choice might be a little clichéd and so I will plump for an old imaginary flame of mine – Daisy from the Dukes of Hazard. It was her thighs. People of a certain age, google her thigh
What is your favourite film?
My Cousin Vinny – the funniest film ever made or I have seen anyway – and comedy is a genre that is most difficult to do in film and the least heralded.
If you could host a dinner party which three people, dead or alive, would you invite?
Elvis, Jesus and Albert Einstein
If you could take 3 items on a desert island with you, what would you take?
A tooth brush, a pillow and pair of slippers
What would you be if you weren't a celebrity?
What motto do you live by?
Sorry, but that was my best.