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Benjamin Zephaniah (Podcast)

Desert Island Discs (Zephaniah)


In 1997, British poet Benjamin Zephaniah spoke to Sue Lawley on Desert Island Discs about his childhood, which included being illiterate and spending time in a youth detention centre.

He also talks about his work as a performance poet, which involved working in prisons and schools.

The conversation was replayed for Classic Desert Island Discs on 28 April 2024.

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