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Tom Holloway Tom Holloway i(A69587 works by) (a.k.a. Tom James Holloway)
Born: Established: 1978 Tasmania, ;
Gender: Male
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Tom Holloway was born, and grew up in, Tasmania. In 2006 he studied in London at the Royal Court Theatre's Invitational Writer's Program and in 2007 his play 'Beyond the Neck' was one of ten plays chosen for the Royal Court Theatre's International Young Playwright's Festival.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2014 shortlisted International Awards Edward Albee Scholarship
2012 shorlisted Richard Burton Award for New Plays
2012 recipient Creative Industries Career Fund to travel to Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, London, Singapore and Tokyo for a series of interviews and master classes with world leaders in theatre film and television.

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Storm Boy 2013 2013 6198235 2013 single work drama

'Young Storm Boy lives a simple yet free life on the coastal wilds of the South Australian Coorong, combing the beaches with his reclusive father, Hideaway Tom.

'During a long summer, he makes two friends who will shepherd him from childhood into adulthood: the jester Fingerbone Bill, who teaches him about his country; and Mr Percival, an orphaned pelican who prepares Storm Boy for the wider world with a poignant lesson about love, loss and letting go.'

Source: Queensland Theatre Company.

2014 joint winner AWGIE Awards Theatre For Young People Award
2014 shortlisted Helpmann Awards for Performing Arts in Australia Best Presentation for Children
2013 nominated Sydney Theatre Awards Best Production for Young People
y separately published work icon Forget Me Not 2013 Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2013 5989711 2013 single work drama

'Gerry is almost 60, and he is going to meet his mother for the first time since he was three. His daughter Sally has had it up to here with him and his problems. The old lady lives somewhere in the UK. Liverpool, according to the records. So Gerry is going to Liverpool to find out what made him who he is.

'Tom Holloway's play started life as a conversation between Belvoir and Liverpool's Everyman and Playhouse Theatres. Holloway's task was to tell the story of the 3000-odd English children who, between 1945 and 1968, were told they were orphans and sent to Australia on a promise of warmth, fresh air, abundant food and boundless opportunity. Instead they arrived to deprived institutions where neglect and abuse were the norm.'

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2014 shortlisted Western Australian Premier's Book Awards Scripts
Faces Look Ugly 2010 single work drama
2010 winner Max Afford Award
2009 shortlisted Patrick White Playwrights' Award
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