for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

Joseph Margolyes

tomorrow evening (thursday 24th), 10.45-11.30pm, on bbc 1 (repeated 1.15am on bbc 2) (repeated from 9.15am, thursday 7th july)
miriam margolyes (in the matron, medicine and me: 70 years of the NHS series)

“Miriam Margoyles unravels her father’s Jewish roots. Miriam believes it was her father’s early experiences of poverty that drove him to train as a GP.
Joseph Margolyes was born in 1899 and grew up in the Gorbals.
… It’s all a long way from her father’s trusted black bag, but in the passion of the people she meets, Miriam also notes a lot of similarities.”

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last monday evening (22nd august), 9.51-9.55pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“Six million Jews were killed by the Nazis and their collaborators, and its emerged that among the victims was Richard Friedlander, the father-in-law of Joseph Goebbels.”

including contribution from …
sara miller, deputy editor of times of israel
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Beauty and the Baker

tomorrow evening (tuesday 23rd), 10.00-10.50pm, on channel 4 tv
beauty and the baker (1st of 10 episodes) (in hebrew, with english subtitles)

Artichoke Soup: First episode of a hilarious, heart-warming Israeli drama about a romance between humble baker Amos and wealthy, beautiful megastar Noa.”

every evening this week (monday 22nd to friday 26th), 6.30-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
felix mendelssohn (1809-1847) (presented by donald mcleod) (in the composer of the week series) Read the rest of this entry »

Botw: Blood and Milk

every morning for two weeks (monday 22nd to friday 2nd), 10.45-11.00am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 7.45pm)
blood and milk, by gregory evans, with bettrys jones, trystan gravelle, david horovitch, and brian protheroe (in the book of the week series)

“Thrilling new series set in 1890s Whitechapel. Welsh farm girl Megan Evans comes to London to visit her brother who is running the family’s dairy business – but her brother is strangely unwelcoming. …
To save both her brother and the family’s dairy business Megan must risk everything and confront the dangerous Moses Lipski.”

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this morning (sunday 21st), 7.36-7.45am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

Kevin Bocquet reports on why a planning application for an Eruv in a usually quiet South Manchester suburb is facing opposition when it is something that works well in other parts of the country.”

including contributions from …
• mike battman, secretary of manchester humanist society
• neil taylor, former trafford district councillor
• rabbi jonathan guttentag
• resident rachel kirwan
• rabbi joel portnoy Read the rest of this entry »

this evening (wednesday 17th), 7.30-10.00pm, on bbc radio 3
bbc proms 43, 2016 (presented by sara mohr-pietsch)

“Pianist Martha Argerich joins Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in a programme of Liszt, Wagner and Widmann. Live from the Royal Albert Hall”

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