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Newshour: Gena Turgel

this afternoon (saturday 9th), 1.17-1.19pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by lyse doucet) includes …

“She was known as the bride of Belsen: Gena Turgel, a Polish holocaust survivor, has died at the age of 95.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter charlotte gallagher


The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

this afternoon (saturday 27th), 1.30-4.15pm, on bbc 2
the diary of anne frank (1959), starring millie perkins, joseph schildkraut, and shelley winters (written by albert hackett and frances goodrich)

Oscar-winning adaptation of the famous true story.”

(if you missed it, available at

PM: Anne Frank informant?

this afternoon (thursday 2nd), 5.37-5.42pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

Who betrayed Anne Frank?

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter anna holligan
vince pankoke, former FBI agent (more…)

Anne Frank investigation

this evening (saturday 7th), 10.33-10.38pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated 11.33am tomorrow)
boston calling (presented by marco werman) leads with …

Vince Pankoke, a former FBI agent, has launched a probe into who betrayed Anne Frank.”


Horse chestnut

yesterday evening (monday 21st), 10.45-11.00pm, on bbc radio 3 (repeated from may 2015)
horse chestnut (presented by professor fiona stafford) (1st of 5 episodes of the 3rd series of the meaning of trees) (in the the essay series)

“… Its conkers and majestic presence will always endear it to us and this was enough for Anne Frank, who also succumbed to its charms, writing about a horse chestnut tree in the centre of Amsterdam, thus also a symbol of hope, of escape and of one day, a return to normality.”


Newshour: Anne Frank

yesterday afternoon (saturday 17th), 2.46-2.51pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by julian marshall) includes …

Anne Frank experts cast doubt on the widely held belief her family was informed upon

including interview with …
• researcher gertjan broek
(for original paper, see (more…)

Today: Anne Frank poem

this morning (wednesday 23rd), 8.47-8.50am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

“An ‘extremely rare’ handwritten poem by Anne Frank is going under the hammer in the Netherlands today.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter anna holligan
• auctioneer thys blankevoort
• historian david barnouw
(see also…) (more…)

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