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0120190826

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in Britain's care system in the 70s and 80s, and the redemptive power of poetry. Today, the early days in foster care.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, the author of five poetry collections, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Sean Baker and Susan Jameson.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

Lemn Sissay reads from his memoir about growing up in care and the power of creativity.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0120190826

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in Britain's care system in the 70s and 80s, and the redemptive power of poetry. Today, the early days in foster care.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, the author of five poetry collections, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Sean Baker and Susan Jameson.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

Lemn Sissay reads from his memoir about growing up in care and the power of creativity.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0220190827

Lemn Sissay reads from his candid memoir about growing up in Britain's care system care during the 70s and 80s. Today, the documents in his social work file, shed new light on his own recollections of his childhood, and as he approaches his twelfth birthday events at home take an unwanted turn.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, the author of five poetry collections, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in the institutional care system. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Katherine Press, Sean Baker and Susan Jameson.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

Lemn Sissay is almost 12 but at his foster home events take an unwanted turn.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0220190827

Lemn Sissay reads from his candid memoir about growing up in Britain's care system care during the 70s and 80s. Today, the documents in his social work file, shed new light on his own recollections of his childhood, and as he approaches his twelfth birthday events at home take an unwanted turn.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, the author of five poetry collections, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in the institutional care system. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Katherine Press, Sean Baker and Susan Jameson.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

Lemn Sissay is almost 12 but at his foster home events take an unwanted turn.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0320190828

Lemn Sissay, the acclaimed poet reads from his powerful memoir about growing up in Britain's care system in the 70s and 80s. Today, a life without love and family begins when he moves to his first care home at the start of 1980. Yet is here where Lemn discovers that the act of writing poetry offers hope.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay and Shaun Mason.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard
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In his memoir, the writer Lemn Sissay recalls a life without love in his first care home.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0320190828

Lemn Sissay, the acclaimed poet reads from his powerful memoir about growing up in Britain's care system in the 70s and 80s. Today, a life without love and family begins when he moves to his first care home at the start of 1980. Yet is here where Lemn discovers that the act of writing poetry offers hope.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay and Shaun Mason.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard
.

In his memoir, the writer Lemn Sissay recalls a life without love in his first care home.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0420190829

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank memoir about growing up in Britain's care system. Today, Lemn is 16 and revelations about his identity come to light after years of questions, mixed emotions follow.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Greg Jones, Nahel Tzegai and Sean Baker.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

In Lemn Sissay's account of growing up in care, a revelation leads to mixed emotions.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0420190829

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank memoir about growing up in Britain's care system. Today, Lemn is 16 and revelations about his identity come to light after years of questions, mixed emotions follow.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Greg Jones, Nahel Tzegai and Sean Baker.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

In Lemn Sissay's account of growing up in care, a revelation leads to mixed emotions.

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0520190830

The acclaimed writer Lemn Sissay reads from his powerful account about growing up in Britain's care system. Today, five years in care homes takes its toll, but Lemn has a plan for a better life.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Susan Jameson and Sean Baker.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

In Lemn Sissay's memoir about growing up in care, five years in care homes takes its toll

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.

0520190830

The acclaimed writer Lemn Sissay reads from his powerful account about growing up in Britain's care system. Today, five years in care homes takes its toll, but Lemn has a plan for a better life.

Lemn Sissay is an award winning writer, and was the official poet for the 2012 Olympics. He was awarded an MBE for services to literature and has worked tirelessly is supporting children in care.

My Name is Why is his courageous account of a childhood spent in a foster family and followed by six years in Britain's institutional care system during the 1970s and 1980s. Interwoven with documents from his social work file, Lemn uncovers answers to questions that he has been asking since he left care aged 17. Truths are uncovered that reveal Lemn's story to be one of triumph over adversity.

Read by Lemn Sissay, Shaun Mason, Susan Jameson and Sean Baker.
Abridged by Julian Wilkinson
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

In Lemn Sissay's memoir about growing up in care, five years in care homes takes its toll

Lemn Sissay reads from his frank and powerful memoir about growing up in care.