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Posts tagged ‘Archive on 4’

Archive on 4: Arthur Miller

yesterday evening (saturday 17th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
attention must be paid (archive compilation, marking arthur miller’s centenary) (presented by christopher bigsby) (in the archive on 4 series) (more…)


Kindertransport (1999)

last saturday evening (27th september), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (in the archive on 4 series) (repeated from 1999)

“The story of the Kindertransport, told through the voices of the unaccompanied children sent to Britain from Nazi Europe.
In late 1938, the British government agreed to grant asylum to children from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia, as long as they came alone and would not be a burden on public funds. 10,000 arrived, most of them Jewish, and the BBC was there to record their stories. A team went to Dovercourt Camp in Kent and recorded the innocent, hopeful voices of the newly arrived children for “Children in Flight”, a remarkable radio documentary.



last saturday evening (25th july), 8.44-8.48pm, on bbc radio 4
shhh (about silence, presented by lucy powell) (in the archive on 4 series) includes …

“The silence of the dead is different in places like Auschwitz. Here is former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, with former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks …”


A J Ayer

this evening (saturday 11th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
the meaning of life according to aj ayer (presented by ac grayling) (in the archive on 4 series) (more…)

Media and the Middle East

tomorrow evening (saturday 13th), 8.00-8.50pm, on bbc radio 4
media and the middle east (in the archive on 4 series) presented by john lloyd

with contributions from …
Jon Snow
Jeremy Bowen
Martin Bell
David Cesarani
Daoud Khitab
Lisa Goldman
Anton Laguardia
Toby Green
Chris Doyle
“Topaz” (more…)

The Walter Benjamin broadcasts

tomorrow evening (saturday 24th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
the benjamin broadcasts (in the archive on 4 series) (more…)

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