Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent, The Independent Magazine and The Independent on Sunday.
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.
08 June 2014 12:00 AM
Holly Williams steps into rehearsals for Tim Crouch’s latest theatrical mind-boggler
Inside the world's power bases: Photographer Luca Zanier gained access to the inner sanctums of the world's most influential organisations
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
01 June 2014 12:00 AM
Within the world of art history, one 1779 double portrait is a real rarity: here’s a pretty blonde girl in a pretty pink dress – so far, so familiar – but next to her is a spirited mixed-race girl, also dressed in finery, on an equal footing within the frame.
Hallelujah, Southwark! The London borough is home to the highest concentration of African-Christian churches outside the continent itself
25 May 2014 12:00 AM
Photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews has captured the transformation of her corner of the city, where an ever-increasing number of black-majority churches has sprung up in formerly industrial buildings, and gents in natty suits and women in elaborate headdresses walk to church through graffiti'd streets
23 May 2014 03:47 PM
Lesley Manville is on a career high, but wants to be invisible
16 May 2014 12:58 PM
11 May 2014 01:15 PM
What is it like to be the distant relation of Charles Dickens, Emmeline Pankhurst or John Constable?
10 May 2014 12:00 AM
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
David Cameron sets out immigration reforms: We should distrust Ukip and their 'snake-oil of simple solutions'
Ukip mocked after mistaking Westminster Cathedral – for a mosque
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
- 1 Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke beats opponent 33 years his junior in exhibition boxing match
- 2 Exodus Gods and Kings casting controversy: Ridley Scott would never cast 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 3 Jennifer Lawrence scores first UK top 40 single with Hunger Games track 'The Hanging Tree'
- 4 Today was a bad day for renters, landlords, and democracy
- 5 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school