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HMD: Radio Leeds

last sunday morning (26th january), 7.08-7.17am, 7.18-7.22am, and 8.08-8.20am, and this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.08-7.12am, 7.16-7.12am, and 7.27-7.31am, on bbc radio leeds 

andrew edwards includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day

including interviews with …

• survivor arek hersh, b.1928, poland 

lilian black, daughter of survivor eugene black, 1928-2016

(more…)

Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (wednesday 29th), 10.00-11.35pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from wednesday 23rd january 2019 and sunday 28th october 2018)

railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, of chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …

• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova

• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova

• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild

• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh

bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum

(more…)

Auschwitz Untold

this evening (wednesday 29th), 10.30pm-12.00am, on channel 4 tv (repeated from two 45-minute episodes last sunday and monday on channel more4 tv)

auschwitz untold: in colour 

“A powerful, revelatory account of one of the most hideous crimes in human history, told from the perspectives of 16 Holocaust survivors, and using restored and colourised archive footage.”

including survivors … • mindu hornick, • arek hersh, • moshe avital, • judith altmann, • fania brantsovsky, • irving roth, • agnes kaposi, • samuel bak, • bill harvey, • iby krill, • edith eger, • martin stern, • estare weiser, • dorit oliver-wolff, and • judah samet

(if you miss it, available at https://www.channel4.com/programmes/auschwitz-untold-in-colour/episode-guide)

The Windermere Children: In their own words

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 10.30-11.30pm (repeated 2.30am), on bbc 4 tv  

the windermere children: in their own words (narrated by iain glen)

including windermere children … • ike alterman, • sam laskier, • arek hersh, • ben helfgott, • harry spiro, • jan goldberger, harry olmer, • bela rosenthal (joanna millan) (then 3), and • zdenka husserl (then 3)

and … • historian trevor avery, • historian tony kushner, • raf flight sergeant norman shepherd, • lydia tischler, and sons • ashley faull and steven faull

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dt7g/the-windermere-children-in-their-own-words)

The Windermere Children

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 2 tv  

the windermere children (film, with appearances at the end by arek hersh, chaim ‘harry’ olmer, ben helfgott, schmuel ‘sam’ laskier, and icek ‘ike’ alterman)

August, 1945. A coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere. They are child survivors of the Nazi Holocaust that has devastated Europe’s Jewish population. Carrying only the clothes they wear and a few meagre possessions, they bear the emotional and physical scars of all they have suffered.”

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dtcz/the-windermere-children)

HMD: BBC 2

yesterday evening (monday 27th), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 2 tv  

holocaust memorial day (presented by huw edwards) includes …

holocaust survivors … • arek hersh, • mala tribich

bosnia survivors … • dzemal paratusic, • kelima dautovic,

readings by … • nina wadia, • rebecca front, • prince william, • martin shaw, • simon russell-beale, • ian forsyth, • boris johnson, • georgina campbell, • journalist ed vulliamy, • daniela abraham, • chief rabbi ephraim mirvis

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dtcs/holocaust-memorial-day)

HMD: Radio Norfolk

yesterday morning (sunday 26th), 6.45-6.50am and 7.09-7.14am, on bbc radio norfolk 

anthony isaacs includes …

“A look at how tomorrow’s International Holocaust Day is being marked across the county. ”

including interviews with …

• survivor arek hersh 

marsha parker, chair, norfolk branch, council of christians and jews

(more…)

Not forgotten

last thursday morning (5th december), 11.35-11.58am, on bbc radio 4 

not forgotten (presented by anna freeman) (in the sketches: stories of art and people series) includes …

“Featuring Nudrat Afza, a self-taught photographer documenting the dwindling congregation of Bradford’s last synagogue, and Arek Hersh, a Polish holocaust survivor, whose visit to a secondary school in the Lake District inspired an incredible art project involving six million buttons, one for each person in the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter mair bosworth

• photographer nudrat afza

rudi leavor, leader of the bradford tree of life synagogue

• bbc reporter becky ripley

arek hersh, born 1928, poland

• artist and curator trevor avery 

(more…)

Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (saturday 31st), 9.55-11.20pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from sunday 28th october 2018 and wednesday 23rd january)

railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, of chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …

• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova

• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova

• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild

• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh

bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum

(more…)

Focus: Czech survivors

sunday 30th june, 7.45-8.00pm, on bbc news tv 

the families who weren’t meant to live (presented by hannah gelbart, granddaughter of a survivor) (in the focus series)

“A group of Holocaust survivors and their families gather in Prague’s Old Town Square to recreate a photo that was taken in 1945, when the survivors had just been liberated from Nazi concentration camps.

The survivors were part of a group of children flown to the UK to start new lives after World War Two. Unlike the Kindertransport – which rescued thousands of children in the early years of the war – this group had been through the concentration camps and survived against all odds.”

including contributions from …

ike (icek) alterman

sam laskier

• daughter shelley laskier

arek hersh

• daughter michelle tamam

• granddaughter liora tamam

(for more interviews, see ldhp.org.uk/?page_id=507)

(more…)

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