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.
Vicki is an experienced development producer, and has helped develop hugely successful returnable reality series like American Pickers & Property Brothers in the US and Salvage Hunters in the UK, and numerous hit drama-doc series for Discovery ID, Nat Geo & History Channel. As well as this, she has worked on many other shows across the spectrum of factual from one-off character docs, to specialist factual and childrens (a CBBC series developed from an initial idea of hers won an International Emmy in 2014.)
Vicki is the driving force behind the TV development side of Pier and is currently completing her first feature doc as a director on “The Atom – A Love Affair”.
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.