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Posts tagged ‘Christmas’

Sunday: Bethlehem at Christmas

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.25-7.30am, and 7.43-7.46am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

Yolande Knell soaks up the atmosphere in Bethlehem’s Manger Square as Christians worldwide prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus.”
“A Muslim, a Hindu and a Jewish family describe what they get up to on the 25th December.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter yolande knell
• journalist angela epstein
sophie epstein, 13
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Sophie’s Light

yesterday afternoon (monday 19th), 2.15-3.00pm, on bbc radio 4
sophie’s light (by adam usden) (in the drama series)

“A father is torn between his Jewish heritage and his love for his daughter when she becomes convinced that Santa Claus is real. A heartwarming festive drama about learning to live in two places at once.”

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Howard Jacobson’s Christmas

last sunday morning (20th december), 8.48-8.58am, on bbc radio 4
christmas, by howard jacobson (in the a point of view series)

Howard Jacobson recalls the healthy mongrel mix of traditions in his Jewish family’s festivities at Christmas.
‘Let’s rejoice in the eclecticism, I say, and find in the varieties of ways people choose to mark or miss the point of Christmas the universal love that is its message’.”

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Frasier: Merry Christmas, Mrs Moskowitz!

tomorrow morning (thursday 18th), 10.30-11.00am, on channel 4 tv
frasier: award-winning 10th episode, 6th series:
merry christmas, mrs moskowitz! (more…)

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