Family Day 2020 Sunday 02 February - Sunday 02 February | Tickets now on sale

Honor Borwick

Honor Borwick has worked in the theatre, publishing, independent television and film, theatre, and radio as a script editor. This will be her fifth year producing a theatrical piece for Jewish Book Week
Mrs Parker of New York City
“Whatever you think Dorothy Parker was like, she wasn’t” She was famed for her ruthless wit, her satirical verses and sharp-tongued stories. She often highlighted men’s casual, contemptuous treatment of women. She herself experienced many disastrous love affairs, drank and smoked too much, but gloried in her independence – a star on the page and in performance. Catch her spirit in this dramatic and musical tribute to Dorothy Parker and her work. ...
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, a German-Jewish refugee, educated in England, made her name as a novelist in India. Married to a Parsi architect, she saw, from the inside, the many layers of Indian society. She eventually moved to New York, where she remained a shrewdly observant outsider, ‘always a cuckoo in the nest’. This event weaved together two of her finest stories, the Booker Prize-winning novel Heat and Dust, and scenes from the film Autobiography of a Princess. B...