Theatre

Leopoldstadt review – wise, weary and heartbreakingly sad

Tom Stoppard's Leopoldstadt runs until the 13th June at Wyndham's Theatre

BY Alexander Larman   /  15 February 2020

A poll the other day revealed that more than nine out of ten members of Momentum, the pro-Corbyn “party within a party” in Labour, believe that anti-Semitism was “wildly exaggerated” by those who wish the party ill. Even if one discounts Momentum members as the most extreme members of Labour – those who supported Chris Williamson and Ken Livingstone right up to their suspensions from the party, and in some cases beyond – it is salutary to learn that even amongst “normal” Labour members, 73 per cent happily believe that anti-Semitism was “wildly exaggerated by right-wing media and opponents of Jeremy Corbyn”.


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