Peter Hoare has built Pier Productions into a major supplier of Factual and Drama programmes for BBC Radio, and has been the Executive Producer for award winning productions such as ‘The Red’ written by Marcus Brigstocke and Directed by Caroline Raphael (Best Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018), and Long Days Journey Into Night directed by Celia De Wolff (Best Supporting Actor, BBC Audio Drama Awards 2018).
His career began in BBC Local Radio and he then went on to produce for the Radio 4 Archive Features department where he made a wide range of documentaries including the Sony Gold winning Hopping Down in Kent. He has also produced numerous TV programmes for the BBC working alongside Annie Nightingale, Penelope Keith and Tom Holland. Peter acts as Executive Producer on a wide range of Pier’s output and has been responsible for the strategic management of the company.
As Development Executive, Tricia works across Pier's television and audio slate, with a focus on documentary, specialist factual and drama. Tricia has over twenty five years’ experience in production and development and has previously worked as a Head of Development, Producer and Script Doctor on projects for the BBC, Channel 4, Discovery, History Channel, NHK and Channel News Asia. Production companies include Nutopia, Wall to Wall and Oxford TV. Tricia is an Asia and International specialist, having worked for NHK in Japan, Mediacorp / Singapore and History Channel Asia.
Tolly's research has been used on digital platforms such as VICE media and LADbible, as well as feature film scripts and non-fiction books. He also has a background in location scouting, photography and film making. He has worked with various organisations including The Frontline Club, One World Media, International Broadcasting Trust and Crocus Nurseries on both stills and video projects. Tolly supports Pier’s radio department with a focus on documentary and factual development, studio management and business affairs.