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GL: Brian Epstein

last monday afternoon (13th may), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm tonight)

beatles manager brian epstein (presented by matthew parris) (in the great lives series)

“Turner-prize-winning artist • Jeremy Deller and The Beatles’ historian • Mark Lewisohn, author of ‘Tune In’, discuss the deeply turbulent but highly successful life of Brian Epstein, who died at 32 years old.”

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Newsnight: Carry on regardless?

yesterday evening (monday 18th), 10.46-11.07pm, and 11.23-11.28pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) leads with …

“After seven Labour MPs resign the whip to sit as independents, Kirsty Wark asks if the UK is witnessing the beginnings of a new political force, and whether Jeremy Corbyn will respond to the challenge or carry on regardless?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
luciana berger mp
mike gapes mp
angela smith mp
chuka umunna mp
gavin shuker mp
john mcdonnell mp
ian murray mp
angela rayner mp
siobhain mcdonagh mp
chris leslie mp
lloyd russell-moyle mp
• journalist matthew parris
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GL: Edward Said

tomorrow evening (thursday 20th), 6.30-7.00pm (repeated 12.30am), on bbc radio 4 extra (repeated from may 2012 on bbc radio 4)
edward said (presented by matthew parris, with alexei sayle) (in the great lives series), with guests …
ahdaf soueif, egyptian novelist and commentator
malise ruthven, author of encounters with islam
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Hertha Ayrton

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 2nd), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm on friday)
hertha ayrton, pioneering Victorian physicist, inventor and suffragette (presented by matthew parris and helen arney) (in the great lives series)

Hertha’s father was a Jewish immigrant, a watchmaker from Poland, who hawked goods at markets. Nonetheless, Hertha was among the first generation of women to study at Girton College, Cambridge.”
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Joe Slovo

11th august 2009, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 13th july 2017 on radio 4 extra)
joe slovo (presented by matthew parris, with david milliband and daughter gillian slovo) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00lyfm8#play)

Leon Trotsky

8th august 2006, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated march 2016 on radio 4 extra)
leon trotsky (presented by matthew parris, with christopher hitchens and historian robert service) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076zht#play)

Sigmund Freud

25th april 2006, 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated february 2016 on radio 4 extra)
sigmund freud (presented by matthew parris, with craig brown and adam phillips) (in the great lives series)
(permanently available at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00glwc7 or at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076y1d)

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