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Children of the holocaust

this evening (saturday 27th), 7.00-8.00pm, on bbc 4 tv (repeated from 27th january 2015) (extended repeat from 15th january 2015, 15th october 2014, and 12th september 2014, on bbc 2, at
the children of the holocaust

Eyewitness accounts from history, brought to life in animation for a young audience”

including live interviews with …
ruth rogoff (1933), from zwickau
martin kapel (1930), from leipzig
trude silman (1929), from bratislava
heinz skyte (1920), from fuerth
arek hersh (1928), from sieradz
suzanne rappaport-ripton (1936), from paris



Rudi Cohn

yesterday morning (sunday 1st), 8.28-8.45am, on bbc radio 2
good morning sunday (presented by clare balding) includes …

“Clare’s guest is the author Karen Millie-James, whose latest book explores two Holocaust survivors’ hunt for justice, and is based on her father, Rudi Cohn, who arrived on the kindertransport aged 12.”


Witness: Alf Dubs

thursday 16th march, 8.50-9.00am (repeated 1.50pm), on bbc radio 4
alf dubs: the germans occupy prague (in the witness series) (presented by louise hidalgo) (more…)

Lord Dubs

tonight (sunday 19th), 11.48-11.57pm, on bbc world service radio
the history hour (presented by max pearson) includes …

Louise Hidalgo talks to the British Lord who fled the Nazis in Czechoslovakia as a six year old on the Kindertransport.”

(if you miss it, available from 0:42:10 to 0:51:00 at

HMD: Bristol

last friday morning (27th january), 7.05-7.15am, and 8.05-8.15am, on bbc radio bristol
emma britton includes …

“Escaping the Holocaust: In June 1939, Hella Hewison, 12, was sent from Germany on the Kindertransport to Bristol.
Her parents were murdered in the Holocaust, but Hella was taken in by a family in Knowle.
She told her story of growing up in Bristol during the war, and what happened to her parents to BBC Radio Bristol’s Jonathan Holmes.”

including interview with …
marian liebmann, of the bristol holocaust memorial day organising committee (more…)

HMD: Bernd Koschland

last sunday morning (22nd january), 8.38-8.47am, on bbc radio 2
clare balding’s sunday best (part of good morning sunday)

“To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Angie Greaves speaks to two survivors of genocide …
Second, Bernd Koschland arrived on the Kindertransport but initially struggled to embrace his faith when living with a non-Jewish family.”


Sunday: hologram testimony

yesterday morning (sunday 4th), 7.25-7.32am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“The National Holocaust Centre has just opened an interactive exhibit called ‘The Forever Project’. It displays Holocaust survivors as 3D laser projections which answer questions from visitors.
Bob Walker has been to test it out.”

including contributions from …
joan salter (belgium, 1940)
phil lyons, chief executive, national holocaust centre
• kinder bernard grunberg (lingen, germany, 1923)
chris walker, managing director of bright white (more…)

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