While untold numbers of Muslim women worldwide live lives of misery in polygamous relationships. “Harem role for Martine,” from the Irish Examiner, with thanks to Susan:
Martine McCutcheon has landed a TV role in a new romantic drama about Islam.
She will star opposite Art Malik in ITV’s The English Harem.
McCutcheon plays a supermarket checkout girl who falls in love with a Muslim restaurant owner and marries him – despite the fact he already has two wives.
The other wives encourage the marriage but her parents are appalled and her racist ex-boyfriend plots to get her back…
But of course! Who but racists would oppose such an arrangement!