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Jason Solomons

Contributors

Jason Solomons is one of Britain’s leading film critics. He writes in The Observer and The Mail on Sunday, pops up on BBC London radio and appears on Channel 5. In between, he reports from film festivals around the world. Jason lives in north-east London, listens to jazz, watches Arsenal and loves smoked salmon bagels.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

Woody Allen: Film by Film, Jason Solomons

Catch up on BBC Radio London's renowned filmic double act as they talk Woody Allen — and probably jazz. WATCH THIS EVENT NOW. 

Saturday, 27 February 2016

Everyone has their favourite Woody Allen film – whether it's one of his nervous but hilarious urban romances such as Annie Hall or Manhattan, or the later, lighter dramas such as Vicky Cristina Barcelona or Blue Jasmine. Film critic Jason Solomons and broadcaster Robert Elms have been talking London films on the radio for over 15 years now, every week.

2007

Thursday, 1 March 2007

It was a cabaret fusion of music, visuals and a selection of live literary performances from some of JBWs most exciting talent including Idit Eshel, Etgar Keret, Sophie Hannah and it featured music from a mystery.

Idit Eshel is a Jaffa based singer-songwriter and emerging star on the Israeli music scene. She has also voice coached major Israeli rock stars including  Shoteh Hanevoa. Her self-titled debut album was released in 2004

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.