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Archive for March, 2018

Today: Labour letter

this morning (friday 30th), 7.03-7.04am, and 8.46-8.48am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague and john humphrys) includes …

“Nearly 40 Labour MPs and peers have called upon Jeremy Corbyn to suspend a senior official at the centre of the latest row about anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
lord blunkett

Bernstein 100

this evening (friday 30th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
leonard bernstein: a centenary celebration (presented by john wilson) (in the front row series)

John Wilson is joined by his son, • Alexander Bernstein, who remembers his father composing at home, and who attended many of his Young People’s Concerts; by • his friend and biographer, Humphrey Burton, who discusses Bernstein’s multiple talents as a conductor, composer and educator; and by • his pupil, the conductor Marin Alsop, who was inspired by Bernstein to take up the baton. ”

Painting the Holy Land

this morning (friday 30th) and next sunday morning (1st april), 9.00-10.00am, on bbc 1 tv
painting the holy land (in 2 episodes) (presented by lachlan goudie)

Newsnight: Levy on Corbyn

this evening (thursday 29th), 10.18-10.23pm, on bbc 2 tv (repeated friday 9.20-9.25pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.18-10.23pm on bbc radio 4)
newsnight (presented by evan davis) includes …

“The Labour anti-semitism row

including interview with …
lord levy

Newshour: Mireille Knoll

this evening (thursday 29th), 9.20-9.25pm on bbc world service radio, and 10.18-10.23pm on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by julian marshall) and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“France has been paying tribute to Mireille Knoll, an 85-year-old Jewish woman murdered in her home in what appears ot be an anti-semitic attack.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter lucy williamson
• son daniel knoll
• jewish historian of the far right jean-yves camus

W@1: Corbyn ally goes

this afternoon (thursday 29th), 1.07-1.17pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Claims of anti-semitism at the heart of Labour continue to dog the party. A key ally of Jeremy Corbyn, Christine Shawcroft, has stood down as chairman of the panel which examines the allegations.”

including contributions from …
stephen bush of the new statesman
ian austin mp
john mcdonell mp

DP: Corbyn ally goes

this afternoon (thursday 29th), 12.02-12.11pm, on bbc 2 tv
daily politics (presented by jo coburn) leads with …

“The other big political story of the day: that’s the news that the head of the Labour Party’s disputes panel, she’s a woman called Christine Shawcroft, has quit, after it emerged she opposed the suspension of a council candidate accused of holocaust denial.”

including contributions from …
john mcdonnell mp
• journalist sam coates of the times, who originally exposed christine shawcroft
mary creagh mp
james cleverly mp, deputy conservative party chairman

Today: Corbyn ally goes

this morning (thursday 29th), 6.35-6.38am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

A close political ally of Jeremy Corbyn has quit her post after defending a Labour council candidate who it’s claimed posted an article calling the holocaust a hoax.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter norman smith

Newshour: Reactor airstrike

this afternoon (wednesday 28th), 2.24-2.29pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

“Israel confirmed for the first time last week that it destroyed a suspected nuclear reactor being built in Syria over a decade ago.”

including contributions from…
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• lt gen gadi eisenkot
amos harel of haaretz
mohammed hajari of carnegie middle east centre in beirut
naim qassem, deputy leader of hizbollah

W@1: Khan on Corbyn

this afternoon (wednesday 28th), 1.34-1.36pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, spoke to me today: ‘I’m appalled and heartbroken that Londoners of Jewish faith don’t feel the Labour Party is for them‘.”

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