Friday, September 15, 2006

Radio 5 Live

I will be taking part in a radio discussion tomorrow, Saturday 15th September, on BBC Radio 5. The subject will be freedom of expression and its limits, the context will be the calls for the Pope to apologise for the offense he has caused parts of the Muslim world. Broadcast time will be around 8:30pm.

There will be another person taking part but I don't yet know who it will be.

UPDATE - I will be debating with Dilip Hiro.

6 comments:

CityUnslicker said...

will try to listen and hope you do well. make sure the beeb give you the same airtime and ask to go seond so that you get the lasy point in at the end.

The Beeb always try to give the anti-establishment speaker the last word.

La Boheme said...

Excellent! I made a point of listening last night.

La Boheme said...

I've just listened to it again. If this is the face of "moderate" Islam - heaven help us.

I'm appalled with Piennar and Lesley for allowing Hiro to rant on without stopping him to let you speak.

I know it's pathetic of me but I couldn't help giggling at his pronunciation of psalm...

La Boheme said...

Have just listened to the 'phone-in.

Am appalled by the vacuousness of Victoria Derbyshire - a proponent of censorship in effect - by her repeated remarks that the Pope (knowing how 'sensitive' Muslims are) shouldn't have said ANYTHING about them.

Peter Risdon said...

cityunslicker, la boheme, thanks very much for your support and encouragement.

La Boheme said...

Good to get some feedback from you, Peter. Didn't listen tonight (on the World Service) but heh Coronation St was on but hope it went well.