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Dead Rellies

this morning (monday 20th), 11.30am-12.00, on bbc radio 4
dead rellies (with maureen lipman and george layton) (by gary brown) (in the a month of maureen series)

“Fay & Alan have come to the Jewish cemetery to visit their parents’ grave. But other parts of their past come back to haunt them.”



Roots and Holocaust

tomorrow evening (saturday 6th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4
roots and holocaust: when tv taught us a history lesson (presented by gary younge and jonathan freedland) (with lenny henry, maureen lipman, michael grade, and the original kunta kinte, actor levar burton) (in the archive on 4 series)

“Reflections on the extraordinary impact that two landmark TV series had on Britain forty years ago.


Chopping Onions

tomorrow afternoon (tuesday 11th), 2.15-3.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from may 2013)
chopping onions by becky prestwich, with maureen lipman (in the afternoon drama series)

“Grandmother Esther has suffered a stroke.
Esther’s daughter, Ruth, has insisted she come to stay while she recovers. To welcome Esther, daughter Ruth is attempting to make chicken soup and grand-daughter Vanessa is going to make a desert..
But as the three generations of Jewish women come together in the kitchen, they stir up much more than the soup. A poignant and comic new drama about motherhood.”


Countdown: Maureen Lipman

last friday to this thursday afternoon (21st to 27th march), 2.40-3.30pm, on channel 4 tv
countdown with maureen lipman
(if you miss it, available at

Maureen Lipman: Memory

tomorow night (thursday night/friday morning), 12.20-1.20am, on bbc 2:
Maureen Lipman: If Memory Serves Me Right (more…)


every afternoon this week:
countdown with maureen lipman in dictionary corner (more…)

Maureen Lipman

this morning (tuesday), 8.23-8.28am on radio 4:
maureen lipman (and michael simkins) being interviewed on the today programme on things that go wrong in the theatre

“I never made page 3 – not even in the Jewish Chronicle!” (more…)

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