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Woman’s Hour: Theresienstadt

yesterday morning (friday 29th), 10.33-10.42am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jenni murray) concludes with …

“Composer Jocelyn Pook and director Emma Bernard will be talking to Jenni Murray about how they’ve used performance and music to bring to life some of the poems and drawings by children who were in the Terezin concentration camp.
Drawing Life is currently touring round the country and will be at London’s Barbican tomorrow.”



Sunday: Eva Clarke

this morning (sunday 24th), 7.21-7.29 and 7.47-7.54am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by caroline wyatt) includes …

“In the wake of the Prime Minister’s concerns about the position of Muslim women in society, • Rania Hafez from Greenwich University, and • Dina Brawer from the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance, discuss women’s role within what many people see as enclosed minority religious cultures in the UK.:
“And ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, we hear the story of Eva Clarke, born into Mauthausen, a Nazi death camp.”


Witness: Ela Weissberger

this morning (thursday 2nd), 8.50-9.00am, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
red cross visits nazi concentration camp (presented by mike lanchin) (in the witness series) (repeated in the history hour, 8.05pm, sunday 5th june)

“On June 23rd 1944 the International Red Cross was allowed by the Nazis into the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The Nazis tried to use the visit to project a positive image of their treatment of the Jews.
Hear from Ela Weissberger, who as an 11-year-old prisoner in the camp played the cat in the children’s opera Brundibar.”


Saved by Sir Nicholas

last tuesday morning (9th june), 7.00am, for 24 minutes, on bbc radio berkshire
saved by sir nicholas (on the andrew peach show)

“The people saved from the Holocaust by Sir Nicholas Winton tell their stories”

with contributions from …
john fieldsend
islana marishova
milena grenfell-baines (see also
ruth halova
leah lesser (more…)

Lost children of the holocaust

this evening (wednesday 6th) 10.05-11.00pm (repeated this sunday afternoon, 12.05-1.00pm), on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710 or 107)
lost children of the holocaust (in the the documentary series) (more…)

Benjamin Murmelstein

yesterday evening (thursday 8th), 7.24-7.30pm, on bbc radio 4
front row includes …

“As part of the research for his 1985 landmark documentary about the Holocaust, Shoah, director Claude Lanzmann interviewed Benjamin Murmelstein, the president of the Jewish Council who ran the “model ghetto” of Theresienstadt under the Nazis.
Lanzmann has turned the previously unseen footage into The Last of the Unjust, a new documentary about Murmelstein and the Theresienstadt concentration camp.
Anne Karpf reviews.”


Alice Herz-Sommer

tomorrow evening (wednesday 5th), 10.30-11.00pm on bbc radio 3
free thinking includes …

“The pianist Alice Herz-Sommer, who gave concerts while she was incarcerated in Terezín, was the oldest known holocaust survivor until her death last week at the age of 110.
Michael Goldfarb considers her life. (more…)

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