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Berlinchester is an arts-related show about Berlin and Germany. It is presented and produced by Maisie Hitchcock.

Berlinchester Maisie Hitchcock

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Berlinchester is an arts-related show about Berlin and Germany. It is presented and produced by Maisie Hitchcock.

    Berlinchester meets Sissel Tolaas

    Berlinchester meets Sissel Tolaas

    Sissel Tolaas is a Norwegian ‘smell artist’ and olifactory expert, who lives in Berlin. Click here to listen to Berlinchester’s interview with the woman who’s made following her nose into an art form. This show will be broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM, on Saturday 3rd April 2010. Newsflash: Monokultur, an excellent Berlin-based magazine, has devoted [...]

    The Recorded Disk Entertainers

    The Recorded Disk Entertainers

    Berlinchester (nee Berlinshire) has been busy travelling around the former GDR, interviewing DJs. Meanwhile here is a new version of the DJ programme, entitled ‘The Recorded Disk Entertainers’,for you to be going on with… The show will be broadcast on Resonance FM on Saturday 22nd November at 21.00

    Berlinshire goes Anti-War

    Berlinshire goes Anti-War

    Berlinshire gets lost in the cultural desert of Wedding in north Berlin and stumbles upon the Anti-Kriegs Museum (Anti-War Museum). A 15-minute introduction to the life of the museum’s founder, anarchist-pacifist Ernst Friedrich, the man who declared war on war.

    Berlinshire at the GDR Disco

    Berlinshire at the GDR Disco

    In the German Democratic Republic, DJs weren’t called DJs. In order to distinguish themselves from their capitalist neighbours in the West, the East Germans invented their own vernacular for certain things. So, in the East, you didn’t eat hamburgers and hot dogs, you ate grilletta and ketwurst. And in East Germany you weren’t a DJ, [...]

    Berlinshire inside the Bunker

    Berlinshire inside the Bunker

    Resonance FM broadcast two bunker-tastic Berlinshire Micro Clearspots on 17th/18th December 2007. In May 2007, I visited the Story of Berlin, a museum located just off shoppers’ paradise Ku’damm, and the site of a large nuclear bunker. This converted car park and JG Ballard-esque spook chamber is still fully functional, and was one of 11 [...]

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