Jeremy Dauber

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2018

Sunday, 11 March 2018
Sponsored by the TLS

Jeremy Dauber delivers a breath-taking and enthralling illustrated history of Jewish humour ‘in all its vast and variegated forms from antiquity to yesterday’, from the Book of Esther to Seinfeld, by way of Mel Brooks and Philip Roth, offering an erudite yet entertaining history of Jewish comedy, not evading the question: what is Jewish humour and what makes a joke a Jewish joke? 

 

2014

Sunday, 23 February 2014

Update: Actor Henry Goodman, who played Tevye in the 2007 London stage version of Fiddler on the Roof joins the line-up for this event. 

We celebrate a half-century since the opening of Fiddler on the Roof on Broadway, looking at the life of the musical on stage and screen and Sholem Aleichem’s Yiddish stories that inspired it. What is it about Fiddler’s winning combination of family, tradition and song that has had such a hold on the Jewish cultural imagination ever since?

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