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

Kate Maltby

Dr Kate Maltby is a lead columnist for the i newspaper and is Chair of the Drama Critics' Circle. Her work uncovering the story of antisemitic bias at the Royal Court Theatre has recently been nominated for a British Journalism Award.
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 ...