Eddie Marsan has spoken out against the “bigotry and hatred” he has encountered after portraying a Jewish anti-fascist activist in the BBC period drama Ridley Road.
Marsan also posted: “Ridley Road has received a lot of love but it’s also exposed the hatred and bigotry that’s still out there.”
What if I were a young kid just starting out & I had to deal with this level of abuse.
Sometimes if a Jewish actor or writer or artist highlights it, it is diluted because people kind of expect it.”
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