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Ashley Blaker 2

yesterday evening (sunday 6th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 4.30am and 5.30pm friday on bbc radio 4 extra)

ashley blaker’s goyish guide to judaism – 2 

“Ashley Blaker, Britain’s only ultra-Orthodox stand up comedian, returns with an insider’s view of his religion.


BC: Noam Shuster-Eliassi

this morning (monday 7th), 9.46-9.52am (repeated from 4.46am sunday and 10.46pm saturday), on bbc world service radio 

boston calling (presented by marco werman) includes …

“The power of comedy is something stand-up comedian Noam Shuster-Eliassi is trying to harness in order to start a more honest conversation between Israelis and Palestinians.”

including report from …

• journalist naomi zeveloff 


Friday Night Dinner 5:1-2

this evening (friday 2nd), 11.05-11.35pm, and 11.35pm-12.05, on channel 4 tv (repeated from november and may 2018)

friday night dinner, with simon bird, tom rosenthal, tamsin greig, paul rittermark heap, and tracy-ann oberman (5th series, 1st and 2nd episodes of 6)

“1. The Other Jackie: Mum and Dad get a hot tub, and Jim brings a date round for a disastrous dinner.”

“2. The Tin of Meat: Mum’s friend Val moves in and causes havoc when she finds that Dad is hiding a tin of 20-year-old meat in his shed.”


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