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1930s food

last tuesday evening (14th february), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc 2
1930s (in the further back in time for dinner series) includes …

“… the threats on the horizon come closer with a visit to London’s East End to commemorate the battle of Cable St, and all the traditional favourites of a Jewish dinner with Giles Coren.”


PM: Cable Street 80

yesterday evening (tuesday 4th), 5.24-5.31pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by eddie mair) includes …

Oswald Mosley’s son reveals a link between the Battle of Cable Street and Hitler

including contributions from …
• historian julie gottlieb
nicholas mosley (more…)

Today: Cable Street 80

yesterday morning (tuesday 4th), 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 9.51pm on newshour on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

Eighty years ago today, fascist leader Oswald Mosley and his Blackshirt followers planned a march in London’s East End, but were forced to abandon after Jewish residents joined forces with local communists to block the route at Cable Street. Reporter Zoe Conway has been to meet some of those still alive who took part in that day’s struggle.”

including contributions from …
• professor clive bloom, author of violent london, 2,000 years of riots rebels and revolts
beattie orwell, 99
max levitas, 101 (more…)

Sunday: Cable Street 80

this morning (sunday 2nd), 7.38-7,46am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

“It is 80 years since anti-fascist demonstrators took on the police and Oswald Mosley’s Black Shirts in the East End of London. Trevor Barnes reports on The Battle of Cable Street.”

including contributions from …
• historian david rosenberg, secretary of cable street 80
beattie orwell, 99
adrian cohen, chair of london jewish forum
• community worker julie begum
• community activist nisar ahmed
(see also… and (more…)

Hetty Bower, Gus Bialick

last sunday evening (10th may), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 2 (repeated from friday evening)
coming of age (narrated by steve humphries) (1st of 4 weekly episodes of britain’s greatest generation)

“We meet some of the extraordinary last survivors of the generation who fought or lived through World War II.
Now in their nineties and hundreds – the oldest is 110 – they come from both rich and poor backgrounds.”

including contributions from …
hetty bower (1905-2013), who was brought in a politically aware orthodox jewish family in london
gus bialick (1914- ), whose parents arrived in britain from hungary in 1905
see also… (more…)

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