Holly is a Birmingham-born playwright, now based in London. She began her training at Playbox Theatre in Warwickshire before moving to London to pursue a degree in English Literature. Her first play soft animals was written as part of the Soho Writers’ Lab programme, and opened at Soho Theatre in February 2019 to both critical and popular acclaim. Holly was subsequently nominated for the 2019 Stage Debut Awards, for Best Writer.
Recent work includes small myth, a two-hander about mothers and their daughters, and the environmental crisis which the young generation have been left to fight, created with Eve Allin and Charlotte Fraser for an in-development showing at Vault Festival 2020, starring Sophie Steer and Charlotte Merriam; and small, exploring an experimental medical trial, a generation unable to grow up, and the allure of maybe never having to, written for a cast of 19 for Oxford School of Drama, which opened at Soho Theatre in August 2019.
Holly is currently one of the Soho Six, co-commissioned with 45North.