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FR: Kirk Douglas

yesterday evening (thursday 6th), 7.34-7.43pm, on bbc radio 4 

front row (presented by samira ahmed) concludes with …

Kirk Douglas was very proudly Jewish, at a time when many other actors were rather reticent about declaring it. How important is his identity as a Jewish actor and a campaigner?”

including interview with …

colin shindler

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FR: Jojo Rabbit

this evening (thursday 2nd), 7.16-7.21pm, on bbc radio 4 

front (presented by samira ahmed, with film critic jason solomons) leads with …

“Taika Waititi’s new film Jojo Rabbit is a satire about a 10-year-old budding Nazi who falls under the spell of his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, played by the New Zealand writer and director. It stars Scarlett Johansson, Stephen Merchant and first-time child actor Roman Griffin Davis who has been nominated for a Golden Globe.”

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PM/FR: Denis Norden dies

this evening (wednesday 19th), 5.48-5.57pm, and 7.32-7.37pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by jonny dymond) and front row (presented by samira ahmed) include …

”With the passing of the writer and broadcaster Denis Norden, goes a slice of our popular entertainment heritage.”

including interview with …
dick fiddy of the bfi archive
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David Adjaye

this evening (tuesday 24th), 7.32-7.39pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“Designer • David Adjaye reveals his plans for the UK’s National Holocaust Memorial, which will be created in a park near the Houses of Parliament.”

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Amos Oz on Judas

yesterday evening (tuesday 13th), 7.27-7.36pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

“The distinguished Israeli writer, Amos Oz, discusses his latest novel, Judas, which provides an alternative reading not just of the man whose name became synonymous with the word traitor, but suggests that traitors may have more to offer than simple betrayal.”

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A B Yehoshua

this evening (monday 22nd), 7.35-7.44pm, on bbc world service radio
front row (presented by samira ahmed) concludes with …

The Extra by A B Yehoshua

including interview with …
a b yehoshua (more…)

Frontrow: Jewish comedy

this evening (tuesday 25th), 7.27-7.35pm, on bbc radio 4
frontrow (presented by samira ahmed) includes …

David Baddiel and David Schneider unpick the changing nature of Jewish comedy as a new festival begins in London.”

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