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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



Fences by August Wilson



Jazz by Toni Morrison



Othello by William Shakespeare



Psalm 116 from the King James Bible


The Famished Road by Ben Okri



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

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