Max Williams

Staff Writer

Max Williams's articles

Cricket's coming home at Lord's

Guy Lavender has been at the forefront of British cricket for 13 years. We head to the Home of Cricket to meet the CEO of MCC

“We broke into the 1990s like we were owed something” | How Dazed & Confused defined a decade

Dazed & Confused was the defining magazine of the 1990s. We catch up with its co-founder, legendary photographer Rankin, to discuss stories and lessons from that seminal decade

Music, laughter, love: the beautiful life of Fra Fee

With a career spanning musicals, Shakespeare and blockbuster films, Fra Fee is among the most versatile actors in the game. Max Williams heads to the countryside to share a few pints with him

Oleksandr Usyk: peerless boxer, beautiful mind

Oleksandr Usyk beat Tyson Fury to establish himself as one of the greatest boxers of his generation. We spoke to legendary journalist Don McRae to discuss this most unique of champions

Live the Irish dream at Adare Manor

Limerick County's Adare Manor isn't only one of the finest hotel resorts in Ireland but one of the finest in the world. Michelin-starred dining, beautiful rooms and a golf course preparing to host the Ryder Cup...

Jonah Hauer-King: “You have this really significant feeling of weight and darkness”

The Little Mermaid made Jonah Hauer-King a global star. Now the actor is taking on his most personal role yet in The Tattooist of Auschwitz. We catch up with one of Britain’s leading lights

Want to try the best pizza in the world?

Margherita Sbagliata is the signature pizza from the world's greatest pizza chef Franco Pepe – and it's available at Fatto a Mano until 2 June

Scarfes Bar is a picture-perfect drinking den

Named after celebrated cartoonist Gerald Scarfe, Scarfes Bar at the Rosewood London might be the classiest joint in the capital

Ényì Okoronkwo: “My leaf-cutter ant colony dream”

After starring alongside Paapa Essiedu and working on the BAFTA-winning Giri/Haji, Ényì Okoronkwo is currently gracing our screens in Sally Wainwright's runaway hit Renegade Nell. The actor talks literary inspirations, local politics and living off the fat of the land.

How Humphrey Ker helped welcome the world to Wrexham

A few years ago, Humphrey Ker was a writer and comedian. Then he helped Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney buy a Welsh football club. He takes us inside the Wrexham story

Jing Lusi: “Crazy Rich Asians became a watershed moment”

From Crazy Rich Asians to Argylle, Jing Lusi is a stalwart of blockbuster cinema. Her new role in ITV's 30,000ft thriller Red Eye is set to be just as successful. She talks stereotypes, severe spring cleaning, and her new passion for screenwriting

Bassem Youssef: “Being in the public eye is very stressful on your mental health”

A former heart surgeon, Bassem Youssef became a superstar in Egypt with his satirical comedy show watched by tens of millions. Then he had to flee the country

Who’s your mummy? Cairo offers a trip for the ages

A bucket-list trip to Cairo and a five-star Waldorf Astoria hotel to boot? From pyramids to the market, here’s how to do the Egyptian capital in style

“I was going to either run for Prime Minister or end up in prison.” Wallis Day is going global

Wallis Day is a multi-talented British actress with a speciality in superheroes. This year, she’s going blockbuster in the highly anticipated Red Sonja

Barcelona EDITION brings the cool to Catalonia

Heading to Barcelona? Stay at the Barcelona EDITION to ensure your accommodation is as sexy as the surrounding city – and make sure you take a cocktail on the roof

46 London restaurants you must visit

Our roundup of the best London restaurants you must visit – whether due to the quality of their food, their storied history or their sheer popularity

Discover the magic of Monet with Le Meurice

Legendary Paris hotel Le Meurice offers walking art tours for guests to experience the work of Claude Monet and his fellow Impressionists. You'll have a magical two hours

Bernard Cornwell: the remarkable story of a literary warlord

From Anglo-Saxon England to the Napoleonic War, Bernard Cornwell is the master of the historical thriller. Yet his own life story is as remarkable as his fiction.

Experience the magical magnificence of Marrakech

The city of Marrakech is a wonderful holiday destination – whether you stay at a boutique riad or a luxury hotel. To make life easy, we've profiled one of each for you

Amelia Eve: “If I wasn’t walking dogs or acting, I’d join the circus”

Amelia Eve is a true original. A successful actress who also runs the best dog-walking business in South London. We go exploring with her in the park