181 June 22: Bannockburn Begins2014-06-26 08:41:00
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182 Sunday Feature: Dennis Potter2014-06-15 18:00:00
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183 Sonic Art Boom2014-06-08 18:30:00
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184 Sunday Feature: Dylan Thomas the Radio Poet2014-05-04 18:45:00
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185 Sunday Feature: Educating Isaac2014-04-28 16:36:00
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186 Sunday Feature:Merchant Ivory2014-04-06 21:00:00
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187 Sunday Feature: Music and the Jews (3/3)2014-03-23 19:30:00
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188 Music and the Jews (2/3)2014-03-20 16:00:00
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Music and the Jews (2/3)

Norman Lebrecht presents the second of three programmes examining the complex relationship between music and Jewish identity. Women, in the Jewish religion, are not meant to sing, and yet Jewish women have shrugged off that inhibition to become some of the most powerful figures in the popular imagination. We hear from some of the most successful women singing in Israel and indeed on the world stage today, including the eighth-generation Yiddish singer Myriam Fuks and Achinoam Nini, the latest in a long line of iconic Jewish women of Yemenite origin. Michael Grade remembers his grandmother's passion for Sophie Tucker, and the promoter Harvey Goldsmith explains why Jewish women have had such a huge impact on music over the past half century. We also hear from Dr Tova Gamliel about the extraordinarily powerful role of women in the religious practices of Yemen.…read more

189 Music and the Jews (1/3)2014-03-19 16:00:00
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190 Shanghai World City Redux2014-01-26 18:45:00
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191 Somme2014-01-05 19:30:00
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192 Anything But Banal - the Fascination of the Villain2014-01-03 17:55:00
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193 15th December: Ideas of Germany2013-12-15 18:45:00
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194 The Invisible Theatre2013-12-08 18:15:00
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195 Sunday Feature: 1 December 2013 - Ken Adam Profile2013-12-03 16:45:00
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196 Albert Camus: Inside the Outsider2013-11-03 18:45:00
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197 Sunday Feature - Production Line Living2013-10-27 18:45:00
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198 Sound of Cinema: Composing for Hollywood2013-09-23 14:08:00
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199 Significant Others ep 22013-07-15 11:20:00
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200 Significant Others 12013-07-09 09:30:00
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