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Frontrow: Denial

yesterday evening (friday 27th), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by john wilson) leads with…

“Playwright • David Hare discusses his screenplay for the film Denial, starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson, about Holocaust scholar Deborah Lipstadt‘s legal battle with Holocaust denier David Irving.”


Frontrow: Judith Kerr

last friday evening (8th july), 7.16-7.26pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“Author and illustrator Judith Kerr, who escaped Hitler’s Germany as a child and went on to write more than 30 children’s books, has received a lifetime achievement award from the reading charity BookTrust.
The creator of the Mog the Cat and The Tiger Who Came to Tea talks about what keeps her drawing and writing at the age of 93.”


Son of Saul

yesterday evening (tuesday 26th), 7.25-7.31pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“The Hungarian feature film Son of Saul closely follows one inmate of the Auschwitz concentration camp who is a member of the Sonderkommando, responsible for disposing of the bodies of the victims murdered in the gas chambers.
Jason Solomons reviews the film that won the Oscar and the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film this year, as well as the Grand Prix at Cannes.”


Review: The Eichmann Show

last friday evening (16th january), 7.32-7.36pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) includes …

“BBC 2 drama The Eichmann Show recreates the true story of the televised trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust, in 1961.
Martin Freeman plays Milton Fruchtman, as TV producer who hired blacklisted director Leo Hurwitz, played by Anthony LaPaglia, to capture Eichmann’s trial in the first global television event. Ryan Gilbey reviews.”


Front row: Howard Jacobson

this evening (monday 18th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row

John Wilson talks to Man Booker prize winner Howard Jacobson about his new novel, J, set in a dystopian future where the past is a dangerous country.”


Raphael Wallfisch

this evening (monday 10th), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row includes …

John Wilson talks to the cellist Raphael Wallfisch about his new CD of Jewish music, including Schelomo by Bloch. (more…)

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