Jewish Book Week 2023 Saturday 25 February - Sunday 05 March | Tickets now on sale

Brigid Larmour

Brigid Larmour is Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre. She has directed for the Palace: Alan Ayckbourn's Time of My Life and Absent Friends, Gary Owen's We That Are Left and Mrs Reynolds and the Ruffian, Shakespeare's As You Like It, Charlotte Keatley's My Mother Said I Never Should and Von Ribbentrop's Watch by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran.
Shylock: Merchant & Matriarch
Something special to close our 72nd festival: star of stage and screen Tracy-Ann Oberman performing excerpts from a radical new production of The Merchant of Venice alongside a panel discussion sparked by one of Shakespeare’s most controversial characters. Set in London’s East End in 1936, Ridley Road actor Tracy-Ann is playing Shylock as a widowed single mother and refugee from Russia, running a small business from a cramped house in ...