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Denial

last saturday evening (4th may), 10.45pm-12.30 (repeated from march 2018), on bbc 2 tv 

denial (2016) (starring rachel weisz and timothy spall)

“In 1993 Deborah Lipstadt and Penguin Books published Denying the Holocaust. Two years later the English author David Irving sued her for libel on the grounds that her book had ruined his once well-regarded career as an historian by accusing him of deliberately distorting historical facts. The resulting court case puts the onus on her legal team to prove that the Holocaust did indeed take place.”

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WH: Deborah Lipstadt

last saturday afternoon (28th january), 4.44-4.52pm, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“• Professor Deborah Lipstadt was sued by the historian David Irving for calling him a holocaust denier.
As a new film about the trial is released she tells us why she thinks the judgment is even more relevant in our ‘post-truth’ times.”

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FT: Deborah Lipstadt

last tuesday evening (24th january), 10.28-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
free thinking (presented by matthew sweet) concludes with…

“• Deborah Lipstadt, the American historian who took on the Holocaust denier David Irving in a landmark court case, discusses its retelling in Denial.”

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Frontrow: Denial

yesterday evening (friday 27th), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by john wilson) leads with…

“Playwright • David Hare discusses his screenplay for the film Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, about Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt‘s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving.”

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Today: Richard Rampton QC

this morning (friday 27th), 8.44-8.51am, on bbc radio 4 (repeated sunday afternoon and evening, 2.17pm and 9.36pm, on <b>newshour</b> on bbc world service radio)
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

“Today the film Denial opens across the country, it’s a dramatized version of the libel trial 17 years ago when David Irving sued the American academic Deborah Lipstadt.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter sanchia berg
• actor timothy spall
richard rampton qc, who represented deborah lipstadt (more…)

Timothy Spall

last sunday evening (15th january), 7.00-9.00pm, on bbc 1
the andrew marr show includes …

Denial is a film about the renegade British historian David Irving, accused of denying the Holocaust.
Timothy Spall spoke to Andrew Marr about the challenges of playing the role: ‘He is isolated in his views so that does have its effect on you’.”

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Timothy Spall

last sunday afternoon (22nd january), 3.00-3.30pm, on bbc radio 5 live
timothy spall (presented by sarah brett and nihal arthanayake) (in the afternoon edition extra series)

“In his latest film, Denial, Timothy Spall plays the now discredited historian David Irving who 17 years ago sued the US historian Deborah Lipstadt for libel after she described him as a Holocaust denier.”

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