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Posts tagged ‘Philip Roth’

LW: Philip Roth

this evening (sunday 27th), 8.36-8.42pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated from 4.18pm on thursday)
last word (presented by julian worracker) includes …

“The multiple award-winning American novelist, Philip Roth, author of Portnoy’s Complaint and American Pastoral

including contribution from …
• reporter michael carlson
(if you miss it, available from 0:06:00 to 0:11:30 at

Imagine: Philip Roth

last wednesday and thursday evenings (23rd and 24th may), on bbc 2 tv (repeated from may 2014 on bbc 1 tv)
philip roth unleashed (presented by alan yentob) (2 episodes) (in the imagine … series)

“Having celebrated his 80th birthday in his home town of Newark, New Jersey, Philip Roth, in conversation with Alan Yentob, is ready to tell the whole story.

Today: Philip Roth dies

this morning (thursday 24th), 6.51-6.53am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“We learned yesterday of the death of Philip Roth, regarded by many as the greatest writer of his time, not just because of what he wrote, but because of the effect of his writing on other people.”

including interview with …
salman rushdie

FR: Philip Roth dies

this evening (wednesday 23rd), 7.15-7.45pm, on bbc radio 4
front row (presented by john wilson) is entirely devoted to …

“The American writer Philip Roth, whose death at the age of 85 was announced today, is remembered by • Ian McEwan, • his biographer Claudia Roth Pierpont, and • American novelist Amy Bloom.

W@1/Newshour: Philip Roth dies

this afternoon (wednesday 23rd), 1.39-1.45pm, on bbc radio 4, and 2.06-2.19pm (partly repeated 9.44pm), on bbc world service radio
world at one (presented by sarah montague) and newshour (presented by razia iqbal) lead with …

”That giant of American letters, Philip Roth, has died aged 85”

including interviews with …
• novelist philip hensher
• critic jonathan mcaloon
• professor hermione lee
max rudin, president, library of america

Today: Philip Roth dies

this morning (wednesday 23rd), from 6.02-6.03am, 6.07-6.09am, 6.34-6.38am, 6.53-6.57am, 7.01-7.02am, 7.24-7.28am, 8.00-8.02am, 8.21-8.28am, 8.49-8.56am, and at 8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

Philip Roth, regarded by some as the greatest American writer of his generation, has died at the age of 85.”

including interviews with …
• bbc reporter james naughtie
• biographer blake bailey
• bbc reporter nick hyam
• biographer and critic d j taylor
• bbc reporter david willis
• professor hermione lee
• author and critic erica wagner
david baddiel
• professor sarah churchwell
(see also

Spiegelman & Roth

this evening (thursday 10th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
art spiegelman, american pastoral, marina abramovic (in the free thinking series) (more…)

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