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Posts tagged ‘Jewish humour’

Newshour: David Grossman

this afternoon (thursday 15th), 2.51-2.57pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by razia iqbal) concludes with…

“Man Booker International Prize winners, writer • David Grossman and • translator Jessica Cohen, for A horse walks into a bar

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The Simpsons

this morning (sunday 30th), 7.38-7.43am, on bbc radio 4
sunday includes …

Mark Pinsky, the author of “The Gospel According to The Simpsons: The Spiritual Life of the World’s Most Animated Family“, tells William Crawley why he believes 25-year-old show The Simpsons has been good for religion in general and for the Jewish faith in particular.”
“Many of the writers are Jewish, and those who aren’t live in Hollywood and might as well be!”

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Jewish Comedy Festival

yesterday evening (saturday 29th), 9.48-9.57pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107), and this afternoon (sunday 30th), 1:25-1:29pm, on bbc radio 4
newshour (presented by lyse doucet) includes …

“As the first-ever Jewish Comedy Festival starts in Britain, we ask what is so funny about being Jewish?

including interviews with …
• comedian judy gold
• comedian steve jameson
and the world this weekend (presented by mark mardell) includes …

“We visit the opening night of the Jewish Comedy Festival at the JW3 centre in Finchley Road.”

including interviews with …
raymond simonson, ceo of jw3 (more…)

Frontrow: Jewish comedy

this evening (tuesday 25th), 7.27-7.35pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

David Baddiel and David Schneider unpick the changing nature of Jewish comedy as a new festival begins in London.”

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Infidel the musical

this morning (friday 3rd), 8.21-8.27am, on bbc radio 4
today includes justin webb interviewing safraz mansour and david baddiel about infidel the musical (at theatre royal stratford east for a month), and about depictions of muslims on stage
(see also http://www.thejc.com/arts/music/123720/interview-david-baddiel) (more…)

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