In Part Three, Tom Herring and Dr Alexandra Lloyd explore the final days of the White Rose resisters with poignant excerpts from their last letters to their loved ones.
“Dear Clara! Death parts us just at the moment when we are closest… Be proud that you are playing your part in the fight for a new Germany. You are heroes just like the women and children who lost their fathers at the Front.” - Kurt Huber, 1943.
This episode features choral music by Cecilia McDowall, Philip Moore, Ethel Smyth and Piers Connor Kennedy.
Created by Tom Herring and Dr Alexandra Lloyd
Produced by Tom Herring, Robin Davis, Maddy Morris
Edited and mixed by Tom Herring and Ben Tomlin
Actors: Gina Jamieson, James Bradwell, Sebastian Humphreys, Sam Hill, Elliot Liburd
Translations by members of the White Rose Project at the University of Oxford
Music from SANSARA’s album Traces, available on all streaming platforms
Artwork by Masha Krivopishina
Made with support from the University of Oxford’s Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, the Higher Education and Innovation Fund, and the Genesis Foundation Kickstart Fund.
Full credits and transcripts available here: https://www.sansarachoir.com/towr-podcast