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Dan Carrier meets poet and dramatist Bernard Kops as he prepares for a talk at the Jewish Museum on the eve of his 90th birthday.

My Life and Work: Bernard Kops at 90

Erica and Bernard Kops
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24 November, 2016
by DAN CARRIER

HE is one of the last of a generation of poets and writers, a group of Jewish East Enders such as Arnold Wesker and Emanuel Litvinoff who lived through the turmoil of the 1930s and spoke eloquently

The local author talks about her romance with the Canadian singer, who recently died aged 82.
Dan Carrier talks to TV and film stills man Tony Nutley about his forthcoming lecture TONIGHT - Tuesday November 15.

In Sharpe focus

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Tony Nutley’s iconic shot of Sean Bean in Sharpe
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Dan Carrier talks to TV and film stills man Tony Nutley about his forthcoming lecture. Nutley is the creator of iconic TV stills from programmes such as Sharpe.
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As Black History Month draws to a close, Angela Cobbinah talks to Alex Pascall about his pioneering BBC radio show, Black Londoners.

Janet Suzman - A life in theatre. Tonight (Oct' 27th)

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The Shakespearean actress and director Dame Janet Suzman is at Keats Community Library tonight (Thursday) reading some of her favourite poems and speeches and discussing her life in the theatre with Piers Plowright. Dame Janet Suzman: With Great Pleasure, at 7.30pm.
 
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Take a leaf out of the Geffrye’s autumn almanac of ideas. Just one of our ideas for half term and entertaining the kids.
Take a leaf out of the Geffrye’s autumn almanac of ideas. Part of our ideas for half term and entertaining the kids.
Angela Cobbinah recalls firefighter George Arthur Roberts, one of the first black men to serve in the First World War.

Hot spots for kids during half term

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Take a leaf out of the Geffrye’s autumn almanac of ideas
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Take a leaf out of the Geffrye’s autumn almanac of ideas. Just one of many ideas to amuse the kids during the forthcoming half term break. 

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A blaze of glory

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George Arthur Roberts in his firefighter’s uniform; right: with his colleagues
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As part of Black History Month, Angela Cobbinah recalls firefighter George Arthur Roberts, one of the first black men to serve in the First World War.

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