Jackie Kay - Red Dust Road

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0220100720 (BBC7)
20150527 (BBC7)
20150526 (BBC7)

Continuing her journey in search of her roots, poet Jackie Kay meets her birth mother.

Acclaimed Scottish poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents in a journey from Scotland to Lagos.

Jackie continues her journey in search of her roots. Today she meets her birth mother for the first time, and comes closer to tracking down her birth father.

Read by the author.

Producer/Abridger: Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

0320100721 (BBC7)
20150528 (BBC7)
20150527 (BBC7)

Jackie meets her birth father, a memorable encounter with curiously personal questions.

Acclaimed poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents in a journey from Scotland to Lagos.

Nigeria: Jackie finally meets her birth father, an encounter full of memorable moments and some curiously personal questions.

Read by the author.

Producer/Abridger: Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

0420100722 (BBC7)
20150529 (BBC7)
20150528 (BBC7)

Jackie heads to Lagos, determined to see her ancestral village and to meet half-siblings.

Acclaimed poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents in a journey from Scotland to Lagos.

In September 2009, six years after her first trip to Nigeria, Jackie is invited to participate in a writers' workshop in Lagos. She is determined to visit her ancestral village and hopes to meet not only her father but also some of her half siblings.

Read by the author.

Producer/Abridger: Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

Acclaimed poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents in a journey from Scotland to Lagos.

In September 2009, six years after her first trip to Nigeria, Jackie is invited to participate in a writers' workshop in Lagos. She is determined to visit her ancestral village and hopes to meet not only her father but also some of her half siblings.

Read by the author.

Producer/Abridger: Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

0520100723 (BBC7)
20150530 (BBC7)
20150529 (BBC7)

Acclaimed poet and novelist Jackie Kay's emotional conclusion to her Nigerian odyssey.

Acclaimed poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents in a journey from Scotland to Lagos.

Jackie reads the final extract from her memoir, including an emotional conclusion to her Nigerian odyssey.

Producer/Abridger: Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.