Posts Tagged ‘lynching’

  • BBC Radio Producer Maggie Ayre received Prix Europa 2014 in Award in Berlin for Best European Radio Music Programme for 'Strange Fruit.'

    Prix Europa Award to “Strange Fruit”

    Oct 27, 14 • 323 Views • NewsNo Comments

      Congratulations to Maggie Ayre, BBC radio producer, for winning the prestigious Prix Europa Award 2014 for Best European Radio Music Program “Strange Fruit,” that featured my storytelling about lynching among others. The award was presented in...

  • Billie Holiday recording the song Strange Fruit in 1939.

    On BBC Radio: ‘Strange Fruit’ song still endures

    Nov 25, 13 • 908 Views • NewsNo Comments

    Sylvia Wong Lewis, Narrative Network founder, is featured on BBC Radio program Soul Music, on an episode called “Strange Fruit.” Producer Maggie Ayre, looks for stories behind music with powerful emotional impact. Concerned that UK audiences may not know...

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