Holly Williams is an arts and features writer for The Independent, The Independent Magazine and The Independent on Sunday.
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.
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
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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