McGovern: Overcoming stammer helped my writing


The creator of The Street, Accused and Cracker, Jimmy McGovern, says trying to overcome a stammer as a boy gave him a much wider vocabulary, which was a great help when he became a screenwriter.

You can watch the full interview in Mark Lawson Talks To... Jimmy McGovern on Sunday 21 November at 2100 GMT on BBC Four. It will also be available in the BBC iPlayer.

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