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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

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.”


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

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.”


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.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

this evening (sunday 27th), 10.30pm-12.00, on bbc 2 tv (repeated from april 2017 may 2015 april 2014 and august 2011 on bbc 2, and from february 2013 and february 2016 on bbc 4 tv)
the boy in the striped pyjamas (2008, based on the book by john boyne), starring david thewlis, sheila hancock, and rupert friend

“The tale of an unlikely friendship between Bruno, the son of a Nazi commandant, and Shmuel, a Jewish boy held captive in a concentration camp.
Contains some upsetting scenes.”

(if you miss it, available at

HMD: Radio Scotland

this morning (sunday 27th), 11.44-11.56am, on bbc radio scotland
sunday morning with … (presented by cathy macdonald) concludes with …

Father and son Gustav and Fritz Kleinmann were Austrian Jews taken to Buchenwald concentration camp in 1939. They fought to stay together and survive the Holocaust. Their story is now told by author Jeremy Dronfield in ‘The Boy Who Followed His Father into Auschwitz’, written with the help of Gustav’s secret diary, and the testimony of the surviving son of the family, Kurt Kleinmann.”

including interview with …
jeremy dronfield, author of the boy who followed his father into auschwitz
• younger son kurt kleinmann

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