On a bright sunny August afternoon Karen and I watched and listened to a family as they were in turn subjected to, and subjected each other to, unfair discrimination.
Fiddler on the Roof is a really entertaining show and Omid Djalili makes a great Tevye and head of the fictional family I am referring to. It’s the issues raised in the show that really strike home: religious intolerance and oppression; the role of tradition in society; and gender politics are woven in this rather wonderful show.
What was also interesting was the audience demographics. The only Black person I saw was the car park guy: everyone else was white, and barring a very few exceptions Karen and I were the youngest by some margin. No conclusions were drawn from this, just the observation.
A great show…