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The Periodic Table 2

this afternoon (sunday 28th), 3.00-4.00pm (repeated from july 2016), on bbc radio 4 

iron (2nd of 6 episodes of primo levi’s the periodic table) (starring akbar kurtha and henry goodman

Iron: The story of Primo Levi’s early life as a chemist in Mussolini’s Italy, from his student days, his early crushes and his first experiences as a professional chemist, at a time when it was increasingly hard for Jewish Italians to find work.”

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The Periodic Table 1

last sunday afternoon (21st june), 3.00-4.00pm, on bbc radio 4 

vanadium, argon, lead (1st of 6 episodes of primo levi’s the periodic table) (starring akbar kurtha and henry goodman

Vanadium: In the course of his work as a chemist in a paint factory in the 1960s, Primo Levi receives a letter from one of the factory’s German clients, signed by a Doktor Muller. Could this be the Doktor Muller who had overseen Levi’s work as a prisoner in the lab at Auschwitz?

Argon: Primo imagines a fantasy meeting with his Piedmontese ancestors, who share a number of characteristics with the noble, rare and inert gases, such as Argon.

Lead: In the ancient world, a prospector travels from northern to southern Europe in search of the valuable, but toxic, lead rock. Read by Paul Copley.”

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Commemorating Auschwitz

last sunday evening (26th january), 5.30-6.45pm, on bbc radio 3 

commemorating the liberation of auschwitz (in the words and music series) (with readings by henry goodman and maria friedman)

“We’ll hear poetry and prose about life and death at the most notorious Nazi concentration camp. We’ll hear from survivors like Primo Levi and Victor Frankl, who paint startling pictures of existence at Auschwitz; and from Anita Lasker-Wallfisch who played the cello in the Auschwitz Women’s Orchestra. She once played Schumann’s Träumerei for Dr Josef Mengele, who came to be known as ‘the angel of death’.”

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The Attractive Young Rabbi 1:1

tomorrow morning (wednesday 13th), 9.30-10.00am, on radio 4 extra (repeated 4.30pm and 4.30am) (repeated from may 2016 match 2013 august 2011 september 2010 september 2009 and july 2008, and from 1999 on bbc radio 4)
the new synagogue, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, henry goodman, and doreen mantle (1st of 4 weekly episodes, 1st series, of the attractive young rabbi)

A single phone call turns the comfortable world of Rabbi Fine upside down.”
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Woman in Gold

yesterday evening (saturday 13th), 8.30-10.10pm, on bbc 2
woman in gold (2015), with helen mirren, henry goodman, charles dance, jonathan pryce, and elizabeth mcgovern

“An Austrian-Jewish refugee living in Los Angeles launches a legal campaign to reclaim a Gustav Klimt painting stolen from her family by the Nazis. Drama based on a true story.”

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AYR: A very nice girl

tomorrow morning (wednesday 3rd), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 january 2010 february 2013 and may 2014)
a very nice girl, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle and henry goodman (6th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“As Rabbi Abraham struggles after his collapse, Rabbi Su meets a hospital doctor”

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AYR: Mixed fortunes

tomorrow morning (wednesday 26th), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 december 2009 february 2013 and may 2014)
mixed fortunes, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle and henry goodman (5th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“Su prepares to take Jeremy home while Abraham prepares to talk to the press.”

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AYR: Crime wave

last wednesday morning (19th april), 7.00-7.30am, on radio 4 extra (repeated at 5.00pm) (repeated from march 2002 october 2008 december 2009 january 2013 and may 2014)
crime wave, by barry grossman, with tracy-ann oberman, david de keyser, doreen mantle, henry goodman and cyril shaps (4th of 6 weekly episodes, 3rd series, of the attractive young rabbi)

“It all begins with a stolen car and a little old lady…”

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Primo Levi: The Periodic Table

every morning this week (monday 18th to friday 22nd), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (7 more episodes this weekend)
primo levi’s the periodic table (more…)

Archive on 4: Arthur Miller

yesterday evening (saturday 17th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
attention must be paid (archive compilation, marking arthur miller’s centenary) (presented by christopher bigsby) (in the archive on 4 series) (more…)

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