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FOHC: Bullying

this afternoon (sunday 19th), 1.37-1.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

from our home correspondent (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“With the approach of Holocaust Memorial Day, which this year marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Adam Shaw reflects on the striking contemporary relevance of his own father’s refugee status and escape from Nazi persecution in places as varied as a country estate in Northumberland and a “Lord of the Flies”-like “school” in Scotland. In a letter addressed to his father’s grandchildren, he reveals how this child refugee managed to survive largely alone and ponders whether this story is as remote from our experience as we might first imagine.“

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ATC: Ellen Davis

this morning (sunday 19th) and next sunday morning, 9.00-9.30am (repeated 5.30am tuesday, and repeated from 2005), on bbc radio wales

holocaust survivor (2 episodes, in the all things considered series) (interviewed by peter baker

“1. Ellen Davis arrived in Swansea as a bewildered 10 year old, having been put on a train in Germany without explanation, forced to leave behind her parents and the brothers and sisters she had cared for all her life. We hear about that traumatic escape, and about the impact of Nazi rule on her young life.

2. Ellen Davis shares her first impression of the childless Jewish couple she was placed with in Swansea, where she still lives.

She recounted her experiences in the book Kerry’s Children and at 91 she continues to speak out.”

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HMD: Radio London

last sunday morning (27th january), 7.21-7.25am, on bbc radio london
inspirit (presented by jumoke fashola) leads with …

“Marking Holocaust Memorial Day.“

including interview with …
joe twilley, communications manager, holocaut education trust
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HMD: Radio Wiltshire

last sunday morning (27th january), 6.32-6.37am, and 7.23-7.28am, on bbc radio wiltshire
jonathan fido (presented by sue kinnear) leads with …

Holocaust Memorial Day today is marked across Wiltshire.”

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HMD: Art and Refugees

yesterday evening (tuesday 29th), 10.14-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
art and refugees from nazi germany (presented by anne mcelvoy) (in the free thinking series)

“Following this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day, Anne McElvoy looks at new writing which reflects on this history, and at a festival marking the impact on British culture of refugees and artists who fled from the Nazis.”

including interviews with …
martin goodman, whose holocaust novel j ss bach is published in march 2019
monica bohm-duchen, who has edited a book insiders/outsiders: refugees from nazi europe and their contribution to british visual culture, and has initiated a festival which is working with 60 nationwide partners including tate britain, national portrait gallery, london transport museum, pallant house gallery and glyndebourne
daniel snowman
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HMD: Hear our Stories

last sunday (27th january), on cbbc tv
holocaust: hear our stories (eight survivors’ stories, told to or by children, in the newsround specials series)

“The Holocaust was a period in history at the time of World War Two when millions of Jews and other people were murdered. For Holocaust Memorial Day, we hear the stories of people affected by this terrible event in history. Some of these stories contain content which you may find upsetting.”

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HMD: The Last Survivors

yesterday evening (sunday 27th), 9.00-10.30pm, on bbc 2 tv
the last survivors (documentary, filmed produced and directed by arthur cary, of interviews of holocaust survivors including • ivor perl, • frank bright, • maurice blik, • janine webber, • susan pollack, • anita lasker-wallfish, • manfred goldberg, • lydia tischler, • zigi shipper, • frank bright, • sam dresner, • gabor lacko, • renee salt)

“This landmark documentary gathers together the compelling and, in some cases, never-before-heard testimony from the last Holocaust survivors living in Britain today. All of these extraordinary people were children during the Holocaust, but now in their later years, they reflect on their experiences with a different perspective and understanding of how this past trauma permeates through to their contemporary lives with increased significance.
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