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Posts tagged ‘Stefan Zweig’

Stefan Zweig’s Vienna

this evening (sunday 1st), 5.30-6.45pm, on bbc radio 3
the world of yesterday (in the breaking free – the minds that changed music series, exploring the music of the second viennese school)

Anton Lesser and Imogen Stubbs explore Stefan Zweig’s Vienna through his elegiac memoir, The World of Yesterday.
With music by Johann Strauss, Die Strottern, and Schoenberg.”


HMD: Free thinking

this evening (wednesday 27th), 10.00-10.45pm, on bbc radio 3
stefan zweig, howard jacobson, michael sandle (presented by philip dodd) (in the free thinking series) (more…)

Summer before the Dark

every morning this week (monday 25th to friday 29th), 9.45-10.00am, on bbc radio 4 (5 episodes) (repeated 12.30am)
summer before the dark, by volker wiedermann, read by peter firth (in the book of the week series)

“The charming resort of Ostend: in 1936 it’s a haven for Middle-Europe emigres. Stefan Zweig strolls the seafront, visits a cafe, and waits for his friend Joseph Roth to arrive.
Also in town are other writers, wives and mistresses, as storm clouds gather over the rest of Europe..”

(if you miss it, available at

Open Book: Stefan Zweig

sunday afternoon (9th march), 4.00-4.30pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated next thursday afternoon, 3.30-4.00pm)
open book: readers’ guide to stefan zweig (more…)

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