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.
2012recipientCreative Industries Career Fundto 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.
Forget Me Not2013single 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.' (Source: http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/news/2013-season-belvoir )