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BOTW: A Tale of Love and Darkness

every morning this week (monday 11th to friday 14th), 9.45-10.00am (repeated 12.30am), on bbc radio 4
a tale of love and darkness (by amos oz, translated by nicholas de lange, and read by david fleeshman) (in the book of the week series)

“Israeli writer Amos Oz died on the 28th December 2018, leaving a huge legacy of fiction, essays and articles as well as the masterpiece A Tale of Love and Darkness.
This bestselling memoir explores the author’s difficult childhood in Mandatory Palestine.
1. Oz’s earliest memories are of his parents’ struggle to settle in Jerusalem while mourning a Europe that had rejected them.

Jerusalem North-West

this morning (wednesday 30th), 11.15am-12.00 (repeated 9.15pm), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from 1998 on bbc radio 4)
jerusalem north-west (comedy, by vanessa rosenthal, starring sarah lancashire, david fleeshman, and brigit forsyth)

Maggie converted to Judaism to marry Harry, but now looking back over her life, she remembers the man she once fell in love with. Does she regret her decision?” (more…)

Claudia Roden

every morning this week (monday 2nd to friday 6th), 10.45-11.00am (repeated 7,45pm), on bbc radio 4
claudia roden: a book of middle eastern food, starring tracy-ann oberman, david fleeshman, and yotam ottolenghi (5 episodes, in the 15 minute drama series)


yesterday afternoon (tuesday 1st), 2.15-3.00pm, on bbc radio 4
metaphormoses, by gary ogin, starring elliot levey, ashley margolis, kate anthony and david fleeshman (in the drama series)

A fast paced comedy about religion and identity:
Matthew wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a Hassidic Jew called Moishe.”



tomorrow afternoon (tuesday 16th), 2.15-3.00pm, on bbc radio 4
aliyah, by becky prestwich, with gillian bevan, david fleeshman, and ashley margolis

When her son becomes increasingly obsessed with Judaism and disappears, Rosa, a die-hard atheist, is forced to make a journey to Jerusalem. Her elderly father, David travels with her.
They eventually make their way to the Meah She’arim district, the largest Haredim community in Israel, an Orthodox enclave, founded in the 19th Century. There is a clash of cultures which brings things to a head in Rosa’s own family relationships with her father and her son.
An affecting drama about three generations of a family and faith.”


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