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Television

Superbly convincing: Unorthodox reviewed

2 May 2020

9:00 AM

2 May 2020

9:00 AM

Unorthodox

Netflix

Normal People

BBC Three

Kings of Pain

History

When I lived briefly in Stamford Hill I was mesmerised by the huge fur hats (shtreimel) worn by the local Hasidic Jews, and the wigs worn by their wives, and the almost tubercular pallor of their children. I often wondered how such a remote, aloof and archaic sect could possibly relate to 21st-century London.

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