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Holocaust denial

yesterday evening (monday 17th), 9.00-10.00pm (repeated 11.15pm tonight), on bbc 2 tv

confronting holocaust denial (presented by david baddiel) includes interviews with …

• historian bartek janaker 

• historian deborah lipstadt 

• lawyer anthony julius 

• historian akvile naudziuniene 

kestutis noravechu, supporter of jonas noreika

•  professor gilbert achcar, author of arabs and the holocaust

richard allan, spokesman for facebook 

• holocaust denier dermot mulqueen 

• survivor rachel levy 

“The Holocaust is one of the most documented, witnessed and written about events in history, yet one in six people worldwide either think the Holocaust has been exaggerated or deny that it took place. What has happened in the 75 years since the liberation of the camps to have so skewed the picture? And, if it matters, why does it matter?

In this timely and important film, David Baddiel explores the multi-faceted nature of Holocaust denial – in both historical and contemporary terms, in an attempt to understand what motivates this dangerous phenomenon and why it is on the rise, both in Britain and across the globe.



monday 27th january, 7.03-7.11pm, on bbc radio 1 tv 

the one show (presented by alex jones and matt baker) leads with  …

Chelsea has commissioned a giant mural, 40 by 23 feet, in memory of those who perished in the Holocaust.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

• street artist solomon souza 

david baddiel 


FB: Labour anti-semitism

friday 18th may, 10.04-10.14pm, on bbc 2 tv
frankie boyle’s new world order (with sara pascoe, katherine ryan, and mona chalabi) includes a discussion of anti-semitism in the Labour Party

”Joining us is David Baddiel: have you been following Labour’s hatred of Jews?”


DID: David Baddiel

this morning (sunday 27th), 11.15am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
desert island discs: david baddiel (presented by kirsty young)

Today: Philip Roth dies

this morning (wednesday 23rd), from 6.02-6.03am, 6.07-6.09am, 6.34-6.38am, 6.53-6.57am, 7.01-7.02am, 7.24-7.28am, 8.00-8.02am, 8.21-8.28am, 8.49-8.56am, and at 8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

Philip Roth, regarded by some as the greatest American writer of his generation, has died at the age of 85.”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter james naughtie
• biographer blake bailey
• bbc reporter nick hyam
• biographer and critic d j taylor
• bbc reporter david willis
• professor hermione lee
• author and critic erica wagner
david baddiel
• professor sarah churchwell
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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…)

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