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Kwame Kwei-Armah

Kwame Kwei-Armah, playwright and theatre director, chooses the pieces of writing that he loves and that have inspired him in his own writing life. He presents them to the audience at the BBC Radio Theatre, with the help of readers Don Warrington and Jaye Griffiths.

As the writer of plays such as Elmina's Kitchen, Kwame's own passions range from novels by Toni Morrison and Ben Okri to Redemption Song by Bob Marley - which the audience joins him in singing.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Thu 3 Oct 2013 23:30

Kwame's choices:

Lyrics to Redemption Song by Bob Marley

 

The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon

Penguin

 

Fences by August Wilson

Penguin

 

Jazz by Toni Morrison

Vintage

 

Othello by William Shakespeare

Penguin

 

Psalm 116 from the King James Bible

 

The Famished Road by Ben Okri

Vintage

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterKwame Kwei-Armah
ReaderDon Warrington
ReaderJaye Griffiths
ProducerBeth O'Dea

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