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FR: The tattoist of Auschwitz

yesterday evening (friday 19th), 7.17-7.28pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

The Tattooist of Auschwitz: the author Heather Morris talks about her novel, based on the true story of Lale Sokolov, who tattooed numbers on prisoners’ wrists at Auschwitz/Birkenau and tattooed and fell in love with a young Jewish woman who survived and became his wife.”

including interview with …
• author heather morris
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PM/FR: Denis Norden dies

this evening (wednesday 19th), 5.48-5.57pm, and 7.32-7.37pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by jonny dymond) and front row (presented by samira ahmed) include …

”With the passing of the writer and broadcaster Denis Norden, goes a slice of our popular entertainment heritage.”

including interview with …
dick fiddy of the bfi archive
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FR: Dorothy Bohm

wednesday 4th may 2016, 7.36-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) concludes with …

“91-year-old photographer Dorothy Bohm looks back over her 75-year career at her latest exhibition, Sixties London.
Born in East Prussia before being sent by her father to England to escape the threat of Nazism, she then became co-founder of the Photographer’s Gallery and worked alongside some of the greats, from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Bill Brandt and Don McCullin.”

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FR: Philip Roth dies

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) is entirely devoted to …

“The American writer Philip Roth, whose death at the age of 85 was announced today, is remembered by • Ian McEwan, • his biographer Claudia Roth Pierpont, and • American novelist Amy Bloom.
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Bernstein 100

this evening (friday 30th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
leonard bernstein: a centenary celebration (presented by john wilson) (in the front row series)

John Wilson is joined by his son, • Alexander Bernstein, who remembers his father composing at home, and who attended many of his Young People’s Concerts; by • his friend and biographer, Humphrey Burton, who discusses Bernstein’s multiple talents as a conductor, composer and educator; and by • his pupil, the conductor Marin Alsop, who was inspired by Bernstein to take up the baton. ”
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Charlotte Salomon

this evening (monday 5th), 7.35-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) concludes with …

“Artist Charlotte Salomon died aged 26 in Auschwitz, leaving behind an impressive autobiographical series of over 700 paintings called Life? or Theatre?: A Song-play.
Ahead of events on Salomon at Jewish Book Week, • Griselda Pollock and • Waldemar Januszczak discuss her life and work.” (more…)

David Adjaye

this evening (tuesday 24th), 7.32-7.39pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“Designer • David Adjaye reveals his plans for the UK’s National Holocaust Memorial, which will be created in a park near the Houses of Parliament.”

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