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Posts tagged ‘Matthew Bannister’

LW: Max Levitas

yesterday evening (sunday 18th), 8.40-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.11pm friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Max Levitas was a Jewish communist campaigner who fought Oswald Moseley’s fascist blackshirts at the Battle of Cable Street in 1936.
Born 1 June 1915; died 2 November 2018, aged 103.”

including interview with …
• broadcaster and writer matthew sweet
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Outlook: comedy marriage

this afternoon (wednesday 12th), 12.43-12.50pm (repeated 6.43pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Jess Salomon is a Jewish comedian and Eman El Husseini is a Palestinian comedian. They met and fell in love when they were both performing on the Canadian comedy circuit and now they’re married. They told Matthew Bannister how they’ve navigated their relationship.”

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LW: June Jacobs

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.49-8.55pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.21pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

June Jacobs was a leading Jewish campaigner who caused controversy by meeting representatives of the Palestine Liberation Organisation.
Born 1 June 1930; died 22 July 2018, aged 88.”

including interview with …
• rabbi jeremy gordon
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LW: Claude Lanzmann

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.45-8.52pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.17pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Claude Lanzmann, the French film maker best known for Shoah, the nine and a half hour documentary about the holocaust.
Born 27 November 1925; died 5 July 2018, aged 92.”

including interview with …
• dr daniel lee of sheffield university.
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LW: Gena Turgel

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.41-8.46pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.13pm on thursday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Gena Turgel, the holocaust survivor who married one of the British soldiers who liberated her.”

including contributions from …
• reporter paul martin
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust
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Outlook: Mike Solomonov

yesterday afternoon (thursday 1st), 12.33-12.46pm (repeated 6.33pm), on bbc world service radio
outlook (presented by matthew bannister) includes …

Mike Solomonov is an award-winning Israeli-born American chef who has built up a chain of restaurants all serving food based on Middle Eastern cuisine.
He was brought up in the USA and draws on his Israeli roots when he creates his recipes.
His brother David was killed by a Lebanese sniper on Yom Kippur 2003.
He has struggled to fight addiction and money problems.”

(see also http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/21/dining/after-a-killing-michael-solomonov-turns-to-israeli-food.html) (more…)

LW: Fritz Lustig, Heinz Wolff

this evening (sunday 24th), 8.31-8.37pm, and 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.00pm on friday)
last word (obituary programme, presented by matthew bannistser) includes …

“Professor Heinz Wolff, the bioengineer who was known to millions of TV viewers as the presenter of ‘The Great Egg Race’.”
Fritz Lustig who worked as a wartime secret listener, eavesdropping on the conversations of German prisoners of war.”

including contributions from …
• brunel colleague gabriella spinelli
• son laurence wolff
• granddaughter fiona wolff
• son robin lustig
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