And I think that that emphasis on keeping a family together, alike, I think it's important.
My mother was very agnostic. She would never set foot in the synagogue, she couldn't be doing with it.
You learn from mistakes, but Shakespeare is one big non mistake isn't he? He just got everything right really.
I still find that a kind of stricture of the heart happens when I see any form of bigoted or racist behaviour. I get an actual pain in my heart.
One tries to be an observer as an actor and indeed as a director because the small things, the give-away things are what are really interesting to a performer.
But I think theatre in a repressive society is an immensely exciting event and theatre in a luxurious old, affluent old society like ours is an entertaining event.
Now that we have a democracy and you can go back and the airport air is not laden with evil any more, you can actually breathe oxygen when you land in Johannesburg.
But now I've got a young son and his interest is in science and now when I talk to him, I see that in the science sphere of our lives there is new, there is progress.
I find its attention to living this life rather than the next one exhilarating because I think even independently of Judaism that that's the right way to go about life.
I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.