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every morning this week (monday 29th to friday 2nd), 6.00-6.30am (repeated 1.00pm, 8.00pm, and 1.00am), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from july 2013, may 2012, july 2010, september 2009, and march 2008, and from 1998 on bbc radio 4)
fatherland (5 episodes) (written by former bbc reporter robert harris) (starring anton lesser, andrew sachs, and ned sherrin)

“1. Hitler has won the war. and the totalitarian Nazi regime in Germany has a terrible secret it needs to hide at all costs.


Conflict of Doves

last saturday evening (18th november), 6.00-7.30pm, on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from 1986 on bbc radio 4)
conflict of doves (by david buck)

“The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games was conceived by Hitler as a public display of Aryan superiority to be captured on film by Leni Riefenstahl. But the emergence of the black athletes threw the Nazi leadership into confusion as they tried every way to lessen the impact – and to undermine the true sporting spirit of the Games.”


Death of Hitler

tonight (friday 17th), 11.05pm-12.00, on channel 5 tv (repeated from friday 12th december 2015)
the death of hitler (in the conspiracy series)

Did Hitler really die in 1945?


Hitler comedy award

Heidi Regan wins the bbc radio comedy award 2017 with a tastless-6-minute sketch entirely about Hitler:
yesterday evening (sunday 13th), 6.37-6.43pm, and 7.39-7.44pm, on bbc radio 4
bbc new comedy award, final, 2017 (presented by mark watson, with judges jenny eclair, hugh dennis and sioned williams) includes heidi regan‘s winning sketch …

Hugh Dennis: “I thought it was a fantastically confident set, and also think it just took us to a very very weird place, which is what I really liked about it, and I liked the narrative of it, and I just thought it was great”
Sioned Wiliam: “we loved the writing, we loved the distinctiveness of it, and that it felt so original, and unlike anything that any of us has ever heard before

(if you missed it, available from 0:22:00 to 0:28:00 at and from 0:24:30 to 0:29:00 at

The wrong war

yesterday evening (thursday 16th), 11.00-11.50pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 1997, september 1998, and july 2000, all on bbc 2)
the wrong war (3rd of 6 episodes in the nazis: a warning from history series) (narrated by samuel west) (written and produced by laurence rees)

“With the help of archive footage and interviews with eye-witnesses, including former diplomats and members of the Nazi party who had never appeared on television before, this film charts the course of Hitler’s road to war.”

including contributions from …
herbert dohring, hitler bodyguard
• economist and banker johannes zahn
manfred von schroder, diplomat
karl boehm-tettelbach, adjutant, ministry of war
• sir frank roberts, british foreign office
reinhard spitzy, secretary to von ribbentrop
suzi seitz, nazi youth leader
walter kammerling, viennese jew

“Just as in Germany, the Nazis made the Jews their scapegoats: ‘You were completely outlawed, there was no protection from anywhere, anybody could come up to you and do what they want, and that’s it’.”

anna krautwurmowa, czech resistance (more…)

Warning from history (1 of 2)

yesterday evening (thursday 2nd), 11.00-11.50pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from september 1997, september 1998, and july 2000, all on bbc 2)
helped into power (1st of 2 episodes in the nazis: a warning from history series) (narrated by samuel west) (written and produced by laurence rees)
including contributions from …
jutta rudiger
fridolin von spaun
alois pfaller, communist youth
eugene levine, communist youth
emil klein, nazi member
bruno hahnel, nazi youth leader
wolfgang teubert, storm trooper
• economst and banker johannes zahn
josef felder, social democratic mp, 1932-33

Newshour: Hitler’s birthplace

this afternoon (thursday 15th), 2.41-2.45pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) includes …

“The Austrian government takes control of the house where Adolf Hitler was born.”

including interview with …
• historian florian kotanko (more…)

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