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POWER IN WORDS

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๐Ÿ“… SUNDAY 12 AUGUST
๐Ÿ•‘ 10am-11am
๐Ÿ“ CAPITAL THEATRE
๐Ÿ‘ค Lemn Sissay with Paul Barclay

In 2017, Lemn Sissay did a one-off theatre production, with an actor who read to him for the first time the records of his 18 years in foster care. He had fought for years to get access to them, and he knew that hearing what had happened to him as a child would be harrowing. Paul Barclay talks to Lemn about that battle, about the dehumanising cruelty that destroyed his childhood, and about what came next โ€“ finding the redemptive power of words.

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