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HMD: Radio Oxford

yesterday afternoon (monday 27th), 3.13-3.22pm, on bbc radio oxford 

lilley mitchell includes …

Michael Rosen tells us about his family’s Jewish roots, on Holocaust Memorial Day”

including contributions from …

george leonard, oxfordshire yeomanry

• author michael rosen


PM/6ocn: Judith Kerr dies

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.53-5.58pm, and 6.16-6.19pm, on bbc radio 4

pm, and six o’clock news, include …

“The author and illustrator Judith Kerr, whose most famous work The Tiger Who Came To Tea has been enjoyed by generations of children, has died at the age of 95.” 

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter julian worricker

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• author philip pullman 

• author matt haig 

• bbc presenter emily maitlis

• author frank cottrell-boyce

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• author michael rosen

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Appignanesi, Rosen, Currie

three evenings this week (monday 26th, tuesday 27th, thursday 29th), 10.45-11.00pm, on bbc radio 3
lisa appignanesi, michael rosen and edwina currie (1st 2nd and 4th of 5 episodes of the birthday treat, in the the essay series)

“To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Radio 3, the network invited five writers with whom it shares a birthday, also turning 70 this year, on a birthday outing.
Our contributors chose to visit places that have some personal significance for them, where they could look back and reflect on their feelings in this special birthday year.”


Steven Pinker on language

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 5th), on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.00pm, monday 11th)
steven pinker on language (presented by michael rosen) (in the word of mouth series)

“Professor Steven Pinker joins Michael Rosen and Dr Laura Wright in the studio for a wide-ranging talk about his love of, and life working in, language.
Steven is Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and he’s come up with some of the biggest and most exciting ideas about language.
His books include The Language Instinct, How the Mind Works, and most recently, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century.”


Byron and Hebrew melodies

this  afternoon (sunday 20th), 4.30-5.00pm, on bbc radio 4
lord byron and the hebrew melodies (presented by michael rosen) (more…)

Today: Judith Kerr

yesterday morning (monday 29th), 7.20-7.24am, on bbc radio 4
today includes …

“The children’s author, Judith Kerr, said on our programme on Saturday that the title character of her most famous book, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, ‘is just a tiger’, and doesn’t symbolise anything else. She was responding to a suggestion by another famous children’s author, Michael Rosen, who said the tiger represented an underlying threat to her family and linked it to her fear that the Gestapo could arrest her father.


Keeping the memory alive

this morning (tuesday 27th), 11.00-11.30am, on bbc radio 4
anne frank’s trees: keeping the memory alive (bbc “documentary of the week”)
includes interviews with …
• auschwitz survivor freddie knoller (vienna, 1921)
gillian walms of anne frank trust uk
• kindertransport child ernest simon (eisenstadt, 1930)
• london guide david rosenberg,who talks about szmul zygielbojm
olivia marks-woldman, chief executive of the holcaust memorial day trust uk
aviva trupp, holocaust survivor centre manager
kim strickson and chris squires, of the kiklees buttons collection
karen pollock, chief executive of the holocaust educational trust (more…)

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