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Posts tagged ‘Kindertransport’

P4t: Goldberg 18/4/2019

this morning (thursday 18th), 5.46-5.49am, on bbc radio 2

pause for thought by rabbi alex goldberg

Passover: ‘Freedom is precious and we must make the most of it’.”


SH: Anne Senchal

last wednesday morning (6th march), 8.23-8.28am, on bbc 2 tv
see hear (presented by yvonne cobb and julian peedle-calloo) concludes with …

Deaf Holocaust survivor Anne Senchal, who grew up in Germany under Nazi rule before fleeing to safety in the UK.”


Newsnight: Ian Austin speaks

yesterday evening (friday 22nd), 10.34-10.39pm, on bbc 2 tv (partly repeated 12.06-12.08am on midnight news on bbc radio 4)
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

“Former Labour MP Ian Austin on Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism.”

including interview with …
ian austin mp

HMD: Oxfordshire

this morning (sunday 27th), 8.09-8.21am, on bbc radio oxfordshire (partly repeated on video at
sophie law leads with …

Holocaust Memorial Day: I’ve invited 92-year-old Kenneth Appel from Oxfordshire to tell you his story. He was a kindertransport child, and found refuge from the Nazis here in the UK.”

including interviews with …
kenneth appel
john dunston. conductor of the oxfordshir choir

Railways of the Holocaust

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 9.00-10.30pm, on channel 5 tv (repeated from sunday 28th october)
railways of the holocaust (presented by chris tarrant) (extended episode) (episode 5, 4th series, chris tarrant: extreme railways)

“Travelling to Nuremberg, Theresienstadt, Berlin, Gniezno, the Lodz ghetto, and Auschwitz, Chris Tarrant explores the darkest chapter in the history of the railways – their role in the Nazi Holocaust of WWII.”

including interviews with …
• kindertransport child zuzana spitzerova
• theresienstadt deportee helga weissova
• rabbi and railways expert walter rothschild
• railway slave worker, aged 11, arek hersh
bartlomiej grzanka, kulmhof museum

IO: Adrian Goldberg

yesterday evening (monday 14th), 7.31-7.42pm, on bbc 1 tv west midlands
inside out west midlands (presented by ayo akinwolere) includes …

“The story of a moral dilemma for radio presenter Adrian Goldberg. He can claim a German passport, giving him and his children the right to live and work in the EU post-Brexit if they want to. But he is torn because his grandparents were murdered by the Nazis – his dad having surviving only because he escaped to England as a child.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter adrian goldberg
• russian jewish immigrant chava shapiro
• raciborz jewish cemetery guide malgosia ploszaj
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DID: Hella Pick

this morning (sunday 30th), 11.15am-12.00 (repeated 9.00am friday), on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 11th november)
hella pick (interviewed by lauren laverne) (in the desert island discs series)
including …
ravel’s melodie hebraique: kaddish, with singer nina koshetz

Born in Vienna in 1929, she was raised by her mother who, in March 1939, put her on a Kindertransport train to Britain to escape the Nazis. Her mother was able to follow her to England a few months later and Hella spent her formative years in the Lake District.

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