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tonight (saturday 17th), 11.10pm-1.15, on bbc 2 (repeated from february 2017, june 2016, september 2015, september 2014, november 2013, december 2011)
defiance (2008), starring daniel craig (see

Four Jewish brothers in Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe escape into the Belarussian forests, where they join Russian resistance fighters and endeavor to build a village in order to protect themselves and about 1,000 Jewish non-combatants.”


Suite Francaise

this evening (saturday 17th), 9.00-10.40pm, on bbc 2
suite franchise (2014), starring michelle williams, kristin scott thomas, and matthias schoenaerts (from the book by irene nemirovsky)

“France, 1940: Parisian refugees and a regiment of German soldiers take up residence in the villagers’ homes, and while Lucile Angellier (Michelle Williams) initially tries to ignore Bruno von Falk (Matthias Schoenaerts), the German officer staying with them, something develops between them.”

Wof: Purim

1st february 1994, and 20th february 1996, on bbc world service radio
words of faith

Evelyn Friedlander discusses Purim – the Jewish religious festival celebrating escape from death – and questions whether Dachau or Auschwitz can ever be separated from their legacy of evil.”
Purim: One of the most entertaining Jewish holidays, and its roots in the Book of Esther.”


Newshour: Derek Niemann

this afternoon (sunday 18th), 1.39-1.46pm, on bbc world service radio (repeated from broadcasting house on 28th january on bbc radio 4)
newshour includes …

“British author Derek Niemann was totally unprepared when when he discovered his grandfather was not just a Nazi, but an SS guard in a concentration camp.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter andrew bomford
(see also and


yesterday morning (saturday 17th), 10.30-11.00am, on bbc radio 4
casablanca (presented by paul gambaccini, with ivan zadeh, david thomson, and larushka) (in the and the academy award goes to series)

Newshour: Ronen Bergman

this evening (saturday 17th), 9.20-9.25pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by rebecca kesby) includes …

Poland’s controversial WW2 death camps law

including interview with …
• israeli journalist ronen bergman

Klaus Barbie

last sunday morning (11th february), 11.41-11.50pm, on bbc world service radio
tracking down klaus barbie in bolivia (presented by max pearson) (in the the history hour series)
including interview of • serge klarsfeld by • mike lanchin

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