Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Life

Tábor - a labyrinth of antiquity

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

An hour and a half's journey south of Prague lies the medieval Hussite town of Tábor. On first arrival, as you step out onto a busy square from the packed train station, the place looks nothing out of the ordinary. But once you pass the bustling high street in the newer area of town, the cobbled and winding paths of the Old Town lined with their quaint houses make this a location where you can feel history at every turn.

If I had been a boy, I would have been shot…

Radio Prague |
13 June 2011

Over the next few weeks, the actress Veronika Hyks will be reading from the memories of Jaroslava Skleničková, one of the survivors of the Lidice massacre.

Star Wars TV series may shoot in Prague

Czech Position |
13 June 2011

The long-talked about Star Wars TV series will be a power and crime story similar to 'The Godfather,' largely shot in the Czech Republic.

Czech Modernism on the London auction block

Czech Position |
13 June 2011

Sotheby's will host London auction of Czech modern art — the first held outside of Central Europe — and expects to bring in over GBP 5 million.

The best Czech writing on the worst life has to offer

Guardian.co.uk |
10 June 2011

The Jewish writer Jirí Weil suffered under the Nazis and Stalinism – he left behind fierce commentaries on savagery and pain that reflected his hatred for the oppressors and pity for their victims, writes Philip Roth.

Czech Switzerland: Land of whimsy

Prague Post |
10 June 2011

Exploring the wonders of this national park.

Science in exile

Prague Post |
10 June 2011

Czech scientists reflect on years abroad.

Český Rozhlas Open Day

Prague TV |
9 June 2011

As part of its annual open day, Czech Radio will be offering an English-language tour of its headquarters buildings on Saturday, June 11.

My stamp collection

Prague Post |
8 June 2011

Prague Post reporter explores the bowels of the Česká Posta, feeling a bit like Alice in Wonderland.

The beautiful and damned actress Lída Baarová

Radio Prague |
8 June 2011

Lída Baarová was one of the most famous and successful Czech actresses to have ever lived.

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