Broadcast on: 20 September, 2022

You will often hear us discussing and reporting on Swiss politics here at The English Show. This week was no exception as a national and cantonal referendum will take place on the 25th of September 2022. If you are not a Swiss citizen or perhaps you are contemplating becoming one, you may have been wondering how participation in Swiss elections and referendums works.

Broadcast on: 13 September, 2022

Choreographer, producer and dancer Catherine Habasque is the founder of Dancers For The World. This humanitarian organisation uses dance and performing arts in the field in camps, hospitals, and prisons to empower vulnerable people worldwide through dance.

Broadcast on: 6 September, 2022

Elizabeth Voss, the Vice Chair for Democrats Abroad Switzerland, joined us at the English Show to remind American expatriats living in Switzerland (and Basel in particular) to register to vote in the upcoming "midterm" elections.

Broadcast on: 30 August, 2022

It seems just a short time ago that we were lamenting lockdowns and other pandemic related restrictions which prevented our ability to socialize in our fair city...not any more...starting last weekend, Basel was host to the 125th anniversary of the International Zionist Congress, Federal Wrestling & Alpine Sport Festival, Klosterb

Broadcast on: 23 August, 2022

The Gadget Guru, Ian Ellery, returned from his holiday hiatus with tales of gadgetry this week.  It seems he's spent his summer finding things like throwing axes that always manage to find their mark, courtesy of the tech-y embedded upgrades.

Broadcast on: 16 August, 2022

A Basel Night at the Proms - the first of its kind in Switzerland - is a gala evening initiated by British-born soprano and musical star Beverley Worboys that will unite Swiss and international artists in a grand celebration of music, arts, and culture at the Stadtcasino in Basel.

Broadcast on: 5 July, 2022

Susan Brownfield and Suzanne Lucas of Boutique Theatre Basel were in the studio to tell us about the theatre company's upcoming production. Planned for a September Swiss debut, Alexander S.

Broadcast on: 28 June, 2022

This week on the Gadget Guru, Ian suggests a few gadgets for the summer, something for the long warm evenings, then something for those more challenging summer days, and finally an item for every kid, big or small. Listen to the segment here.



Broadcast on: 21 June, 2022

Temperature records for June in Basel were shattered as the mercury rose above 36C in thermometers the last few days. But all is not lost in our fair city, which comes equipped with a built-in cooling station.

Broadcast on: 14 June, 2022

After a halting, post-pandemic reboot of the Art Basel art fair in Basel last year, the prestigious commercial art show is back in full force this year. Attracting over 100,000 visitors from around the globe, the show brings together contemporary and modern works with its admirers.