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Today: family Baddiel

this morning (tuesday 13th), 8.21-8.26am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“Can something as devastating as dementia be the subject of comedy? David Baddiel thinks so.
His show My Family: Not the Sitcom is a candid two-hour exploration of the death of his mother and the onset of dementia in his father.”



Newshour: anti-semitism

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 9.36-9.49pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“Is there a problem of anti-Semitism in British politics?

including interviews with …
david baddiel
hannah weisfeld of yachad (more…)

Today: Naz Shah 28/4/2016

this morning (thursday 28th), 7.36-7.43am, and 8.42-8.47am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb) includes …

How big is Labour’s anti-semitism problem?

including interviews with …
david baddiel
• rabbi laura janner-klausner
rupa huq mp (more…)

Frontrow: Jewish comedy

this evening (tuesday 25th), 7.27-7.35pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

David Baddiel and David Schneider unpick the changing nature of Jewish comedy as a new festival begins in London.”


David Baddiel, Shlomo Sand, Julie Burchill

tomorrow evening (wednesday 15th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
david baddiel, shlomo sand, julie burchill: three separate interviews on jewish identity with professor rana mitter (in the free thinking series)

“1. David Baddiel has transformed his film The Infidel into a musical which premieres at Stratford East Theatre in London. It depicts a British Muslim who discovers he was born to a Jewish family and then adopted.
2. The Israeli professor of history Shlomo Sand has written a polemical book How I Stopped Being a Jew.
3. Julie Burchill‘s latest book is called Unchosen – The Memoirs of a Philo-Semite.”

see also shlomo sand’s “I wish to resign and cease considering myself a Jew” in last saturday’s guardian
(if you miss it, available at (more…)

Infidel the musical

this morning (friday 3rd), 8.21-8.27am, on bbc radio 4
today includes justin webb interviewing safraz mansour and david baddiel about infidel the musical (at theatre royal stratford east for a month), and about depictions of muslims on stage
(see also (more…)

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