sunday afternoon (9th march), 4.00-4.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated next thursday afternoon, 3.30-4.00pm)
open book: readers’ guide to stefan zweig
“With the release of Wes Anderson’s film The Grand Budapest Hotel, we explore the life and works of the writer who inspired it – Stefan Zweig.
Tobias Hill talks to Mariella Frostrup about his latest novel What was Promised, set initially in 1948 in the war torn streets of the East End of London.”
(if you miss it, available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03xcxdz)