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Posts tagged ‘Great lives’

GL: Brian Epstein

last monday afternoon (13th may), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm tonight)

beatles manager brian epstein (presented by matthew parris) (in the great lives series)

“Turner-prize-winning artist • Jeremy Deller and The Beatles’ historian • Mark Lewisohn, author of ‘Tune In’, discuss the deeply turbulent but highly successful life of Brian Epstein, who died at 32 years old.”

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GL: Edward Said

tomorrow evening (thursday 20th), 6.30-7.00pm (repeated 12.30am), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from may 2012 on bbc radio 4)
edward said (presented by matthew parris, with alexei sayle) (in the great lives series), with guests …
ahdaf soueif, egyptian novelist and commentator
malise ruthven, author of encounters with islam
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Hertha Ayrton

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 2nd), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm on friday)
hertha ayrton, pioneering Victorian physicist, inventor and suffragette (presented by matthew parris and helen arney) (in the great lives series)

Hertha’s father was a Jewish immigrant, a watchmaker from Poland, who hawked goods at markets. Nonetheless, Hertha was among the first generation of women to study at Girton College, Cambridge.”
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Golda Meir

7th september 2010, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
golda meir (presented by matthew parris, with edwina currie and professor ahron bregman) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tmt95#play)

Joe Slovo

11th august 2009, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 13th july 2017 on radio 4 extra)
joe slovo (presented by matthew parris, with david milliband and daughter gillian slovo) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00lyfm8#play)

Leon Trotsky

8th august 2006, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated march 2016 on radio 4 extra)
leon trotsky (presented by matthew parris, with christopher hitchens and historian robert service) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076zht#play)

Vasily Grossman

28th october 2005, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated december 2015 on radio 4 extra)
vasily grossman (presented by francine stock, with gillian slovo and author anthony beevor) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00glwqm#play or at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076vcr#play)

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