Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent, The Independent Magazine and The Independent on Sunday.
27 July 2014 12:00 AM
24 July 2014 11:24 AM
Beautifully observed dialogue with nowhere to go
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
As ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ gets a radical overhaul from director Benedict Andrews, Holly Williams climbs aboard
08 July 2014 06:37 PM
The National Theatre's production of the Greek tragedy 'Medea' addresses itself to the modern condition, helped by music from the art-pop duo. Holly Williams goes backstage
29 June 2014 01:18 PM
The museum will reflect our fast-changing times with a constantly updating gallery of modern objects
22 June 2014 12:00 AM
Holly Williams talks to the writers making ‘Midsummer Mischief’ for a festival relaunching Stratford’s Other Place
22 June 2014 12:00 AM
There are never many excellent projects Every year there are a few and you just hope you can be lucky enough to be involved in them. I feel like I've had maybe two or three projects in my life that have been extraordinary. And then other times you're just trying to find a way through something that's slightly less than extraordinary… But that's OK. That's how we all live!
19 June 2014 01:06 PM
Although written in 1915, and set in 1880, Harold Brighouse’s social comedy is updated here to the Sixties by director Nadia Fall. But it keeps the story of the overbearing, drunken Hobson, who runs a shoe shop in Salford, and how the cleverest of his three daughters contrives to rescue them all from a life of drudging after him through a series of canny marriages and shrewd business decisions.
15 June 2014 12:00 AM
Maggie Gee’s novel drops the Bloomsburyite in today’s New York. Holly Williams met her
11 June 2014 01:50 PM
It’s dawn, and Gordon Brown is looking back over his career before his staff even arrive for a 6am meeting. Protestant work ethic? Not half. And that’s just one element of the former Labour leader that writer Kevin Toolis puts under the microscope in this one-man play.
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 2 Doctors remove 80 teeth from boy's jaw
- 3 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 4 Stoke-on-Trent becomes first British city to be classified as 'disaster resilient' by the United Nations
- 5 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals