Forensic and passionate, eloquent and polemical, Heathcote Williams’s meticulous prose roars with righteous anger – Jeremy Hardy
Jeremy Hardy speaking here at the book launch of Brexit Boris – From Mayor to Nightmare by Heathcote Williams. “I’ve come to know Heathcote over the years and become a huge, huge fan of his writing… He is so passionate, and so polemical and yet so meticulous, and so careful and correct in his writing, that everything he writes is utterly indisputable.”
Heathcote Williams was a poet, playwright, essayist, lyricist, actor, artist, magician, political activist and for over 50 years a scourge of the establishment. He died on 1 July 2017, at the age of 75.
- Adrian Jackson: Tribute to Heathcote Williams and his pleasure in sticking up two fingers at the establishment
- Heathcote Williams: Dying’s annoying, you’re enjoying the party, then you have to leave
- Various: Heathcote Williams. Sweet dreams Heroic Prince. 15 Nov 1941 – 1 July 2017