...on Mr Popper's Penguins
Minneapolis, USA
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Richard Holt makes the mild-mannered protagonist instantly endearing (Twin Cities)
The show’s talented cast includes Richard Holt as an understated but noble Mr. Popper (Twin Cities Arts)
An affecting singer, Holt is honest and sympathetic as the everyman title character (Star Tribune)
...on Swallows and Amazons
(West End and UK Tour)
Richard Holt nails the way that 12-year-old John goes from captain-of-school calm with children to unease with an adult (**** The Times) 
splendid work from Richard Holt as the earnest oldest sibling, John (***** The Telegraph)
when Holt's nicely serious John is called a liar, his distress at the accusation fills the auditorium  (Chicago Tribune)
Richard Holt as elder brother John is also a rising talent worthy of note, with performance qualities of a young Peter Davison (West Yorkshire Playhouse **** - Entertainment Focus)
Richard Holt as John is a great actor with a fine singing voice (Sheffield Lyceum ***** -​)
Richard Holt adeptly captures the conflicting emotions of a young boy on the cusp of adolescence (Sheffield Lyceum - A Younger Theatre)
it was Richard Holt’s conservative performance of John that I most
enjoyed  (Chichester Festival Theatre -​)
...on The Pillowman
(@ New Theatre, Oxford)
Holt is a master storyteller and sustains his long narrations with incredible finesse... (**** ​What's On Stage)
compellingly portrayed by Richard Holt (Oxford Times​)
Richard Holt, who was to enrapture the audience with his truly outstanding performance (****
...on Curiosity Shop
(UK Tour)
The engaging character of Kit Nubbles... excellently played by Abingdon’s Richard Holt (Oxford Times)
...on Wrestling Yetis
a funny, heart-warming short film (Alice Jones - The Independent)
the boss [Richard Holt] could easily be picked up off of the back of this short film (Stephen Fenton)