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Archive for April, 2015

Downfall (2004)

tomorrow evening (thursday 30th), 10.00pm-12.25, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9) (repeated from april and july 2014)
downfall (2004, directed by oliver hirschbiegel) (more…)

The dark charisma of Hitler

tomorrow evening (thursday 30th), 9.00-10.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9) (repeated from november 2012 on bbc2)
the dark charisma of adolf hitler (written and produced by laurence rees) (1st of 3 weekly episodes) (more…)

Outlook: Hakeem Wakur

this evening (tuesday 28th), 8.36-8.44pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
outlook (presented by jo fidgen) includes …

Hakeem Wakur, the Arab Israeli dentist who’s put his career on hold to become a professional wrestler.”


Benny Rothman

this morning (monday 20th), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
the mass trespass on kinder scout (in the witness series)

“In April 1932, hundreds of walkers organised a mass trespass on a mountain in the English Peak District called Kinder Scout.
The trespass was a major step in the fight for access to the British countryside. At the time, much wild land was privately owned and controlled by game-keepers.”

including contributions from …
benny rothman
• his son, professor harry rothman


Edith’s passport

tuesday 14th april, 3.10-3.15pm, on bbc radio 4
heartsong (presented by josie long) (in the short cuts series) includes …

Edith’s passport: Edith Hopfinger is a 94-year-old Jewish woman who was evacuated to the UK from Vienna as a teenager. She assumed when she left that it would be the last time that she saw a friend named Kurt …”



this evening (monday 27th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 4 tv (freeview channel 9)
himmler: the decent one (in the storyville series) (more…)

Buddy Elias

yesterday evening (sunday 26th), 8.30-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Buddy Elias, Anne Frank’s cousin and the president of the trust which managed her literary legacy.”

including contribution from …
yves kugelmann, of the anne frank foundation (more…)

Eva Kor

this morning (friday 24th), 8.19-8.27am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Eva Kor is a survivor of Auschwitz who was experimented on by Josef Mengele along with her twin Miriam. (more…)

Thought for the day: Jonathan Sacks

this morning (friday 24th), 7.48-7.51am, on bbc radio 4
thought for the day, with former chief rabbi jonathan sacks (part of the today programme)

Never take democracy for granted


HARDtalk: Isaac Herzog

this morning (friday 24th), 12.30-12.55am, on bbc news tv (repeated from monday, 4.30-4.55am) (freeview channel 80 or 130)
hardtalk, with isaac herzog (more…)

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