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Roots and Holocaust

this evening (friday 26th), 8.00-9.00pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from may 2017)

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.

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My Yiddisher Mother Tongue

this morning (tuesday 4th), 6.30-7.00am (repeated 1.30pm, 8.30pm, and 1.30am) (repeated from february 2014, and from october 2009 on bbc radio 4), on bbc radio 4 extra
my yiddisher mother tongue (presented by david schneider)

“Writer and comedian David Schneider goes on a personal journey through Yiddish culture and language.
Schneider, who first came to fame on The Day Today and I’m Alan Partridge, is the grandson of a Yiddish playwright and a Yiddish actress. He returns to Whitechapel and Vienna, where his grandparents performed, and considers the rich thousand-year history of the language.”

including contributions from …
michael grade
• professor dovid katz
michael wex, author of born to kvetch
• general colin powell, “who picked up the language in his teens when he worked in a Jewish toy store in New York”
• mother mrs schneider
• translator heather valencia
• jewish theatre historian brigitte dalinger
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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.

(more…)

Music and the Jews

this evening (monday 24th), and the following two mondays, 10.00-10.45pm (repeated from 6.45pm on sunday), on bbc radio 3 (repeated from march 2014)
music and the jews:
1. i’ve heard there was a secret chord
2. there’s a place for us (women)
3. it ain’t necessarily so

Spanning thousands of years, from King David and the creation of the Psalms, to composers writing today including Steve Reich and Robert Saxton, Norman Lebrecht uncovers a wealth of fascinating stories about the role music has played at some of the key points in Jewish history.”

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Music and the Jews

the last three sunday evenings (9th 16th and 23rd march), 6.45-7.30pm, on bbc radio 3
music and the jews:
1. i’ve heard there was a secret chord
2. there’s a place for us (women)
3. it ain’t necessarily so (more…)

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