Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent, The Independent Magazine and The Independent on Sunday.
21 August 2014 05:26 PM
To be a teenager is to be a bag of contradictions. This is well understood by Molly Naylor, who penned and performs this show: part play about a fictional girl whose world is collapsing around her, part chatty meander through Naylor’s own teenage years. She nails how adolescence is a time of deep, heartfelt earnestness, but that because this makes you vulnerable, it’s also a time of burgeoning cynicism, affected indifference.
Cutting Off Kate Bush, Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh, review: 'One-woman show lives up to its Kate expectations'
18 August 2014 07:10 PM
Didn’t nab a ticket for Kate Bush’s live shows? This one-woman piece might not exactly be a replacement, but it does make for a plucky, poignant tribute.
17 August 2014 04:07 PM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: Provides plenty to get your teeth into
17 August 2014 12:00 AM
This debut from Rufi Thorpe grips immediately, with the sharp compelling pressure of a friend grabbing your hand in pain. And that is what the novel is, in essence: a brilliantly written, probing, uneasy look at a damaged friendship between two women – and how such intense relationships are as much about how we define ourselves as they are about our love for, and struggle to understand, another human being.
15 August 2014 05:41 PM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: Rigg is terrifically good company
15 August 2014 05:35 PM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: A tale of coming to terms with grief
‘We didn’t plan a hit “abortion romcom” – it just happened’ .... Meet the women behind the provocative new movie ‘Obvious Child’
15 August 2014 04:08 PM
Clearly neither of these women see these types of films as guilty pleasures, but as some of the best entertainment the cinema can offer.
15 August 2014 12:11 PM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: This is just a game and taken nowhere
15 August 2014 12:04 PM
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014: A physically unabashed performance
15 August 2014 11:26 AM
Edinburgh Festival 2014: A perfect balance between conveying the struggles of life and celebrating all that is sweet in it
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The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
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