• Rachel Brosnahan plays a 1958 housewife turned comedienne in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

  • Painter Albert Reuss at the ARRA gallery in Mousehole, Cornwall, 1975

  • Yiddish Music Hall: Vivi Lachs (2nd left) celebrates with Katsha’nes

  • Icelandic author Sjón relocates the Golem story in his icy, northern home

  • Stephen DeCordova as pirate Captain Toledano in Arnon Z Shorr's new film

  • Adina Wineman, President of Cambridge University Jewish Society

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  • Cambridge – Haven in the Fens: With Frederic Raphael, Elaine Feinstein, philosophers, scientists, activists and students
  • The Golem in Iceland: Ancient myths retold in Sjón’s new novel
  • Why is my culture invisible? Roxana Jebreel’s Sephardi manifesto
  • Jewish pirates: Revenge on the high seas

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Director Katharina Reinthaller discusses Bertolt Brecht’s The Jewish Wife
Hear from the team behind Watford Palace Theatre’s revival of Arthur Miller’s Broken Glass.
Peter Marinker
discusses his heritage, acting and the revival of The Melting Pot.

JR Blog
The Shakespeare Flickbook – A visually intriguing gift from the late graphic designer Abram Games for the bard’s 454th birthday.
Secret Life of Humans ★★★★
– A beautifully-realised theatrical account of human endeavour (until 5 May).
Used to Be Blonde
★★★★ – Tomorrow's dance stars shine in Sharon Eyal's thrilling vision (touring until 20 Jul).
Ruthless! The Musical
★★★★ – Murder, mayhem and musical fun to die for (until 23 Jun).
Under the Skin
★★★★ – The story of a shocking, seemingly impossible love, vividly told (16-17 May).


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“Real theatre is about eliciting shock”
Judi Herman speaks to the Russian director of Life and Fate, the stage adaptation of Vasily Grossman’s seminal novel


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Invisible woman
Roxana Jebreel says it is time to stop ignoring Sephardi culture

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