In Conversation with Patrick Holland

Patrick Holland joined BBC Two in July 2016 and has overseen a reinvigoration of the channel, launching a range of ambitious new shows with a variety of voices and powerful storytelling.

20th September 2019

Recent successes include big scale factual entertainment show Race Against the World, documentary series Forensics: The Real CSI, The MisAdventures of Romesh Ranganathan and scripted content MotherFatherSon and Defending the Guilty.

Holland is keen to tell the stories that reflect the diversity of modern Britain and is committed to commissioning more regional indies. He will share his ambitions for BBC Two, including how to showcase the channel brand in an iPlayer world and discuss ongoing opportunities for producers across a range of genres.

Prior to this role, Patrick was Head of Commissioning, Documentaries, BBC and before joining the BBC, he was MD of one of the UK’s biggest factual indies, Boundless. This event is hosted by Lynn Barlow, Chair of RTS West of England

Tickets & entry:

Tickets are free for RTS Members, or £6.50 for non RTS Members and includes a complimentary drink after the session

Book your ticket

Doors open 6.15pm

Session will run from 6.30-8pm

Networking drinks in the bar afterwards, 8-9pm


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