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Posts tagged ‘Front Row’

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.”



Daniel Liebeskind

yesterday evening (wednesday 9th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
daniel liebeskind, (interviewed by john wilson) (in the front row series)

“In this extended interview, Daniel Libeskind gives John Wilson insights into his design process and the sometimes surprising artistic inspirations behind his buildings.
An international figure in architecture, Daniel Libeskind is renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings.


Son of Saul

yesterday evening (tuesday 26th), 7.25-7.31pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“The Hungarian feature film Son of Saul closely follows one inmate of the Auschwitz concentration camp who is a member of the Sonderkommando, responsible for disposing of the bodies of the victims murdered in the gas chambers.
Jason Solomons reviews the film that won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film this year, as well as the Grand Prix at Cannes.”


Shylock is my name

last thursday evening (4th february), 7.16-7.24pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by kirsty lang) leads with …

Howard Jacobson talks about his new novel, Shylock is My Name


Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

yesterday evening (wednesday 18th), 7.16-7.24pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by kirsty lang) leads with …

“Israeli author Ayelet Gundar-Goshen, author of One Night, Markovitch, on the men from Palestine who travelled to Europe at the start of World War II to marry Jewish women, thus saving them from the Nazis.”


Review: The Eichmann Show

last friday evening (16th january), 7.32-7.36pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“BBC 2 drama The Eichmann Show recreates the true story of the televised trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust, in 1961.
Martin Freeman plays Milton Fruchtman, as TV producer who hired blacklisted director Leo Hurwitz, played by Anthony LaPaglia, to capture Eichmann’s trial in the first global television event. Ryan Gilbey reviews.”


Benjamin Murmelstein

yesterday evening (thursday 8th), 7.24-7.30pm, on bbc radio 4
front row includes …

“As part of the research for his 1985 landmark documentary about the Holocaust, Shoah, director Claude Lanzmann interviewed Benjamin Murmelstein, the president of the Jewish Council who ran the “model ghetto” of Theresienstadt under the Nazis.
Lanzmann has turned the previously unseen footage into The Last of the Unjust, a new documentary about Murmelstein and the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Anne Karpf reviews.”


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