Refugee Journalist, Zwedu Mengiste, interviews Lemn Sissay and Benjamin Zephaniah about the new adaption of Refugee Boy for West Yorkshire Playhouse
encourages Sissay and Zephaniah to talk about themselves, their work,
migration, human nature and how Sissay feels he's following in Zephaniah's foosteps. Ethiopia
Quotes from the podcast:
"Kindness is a language, honesty and openness are languages... we need to employ them to their fullest."
"Every time you hear so many thousand refugees... everyone one of those individuals is alive... not just a statistic. A lot of people in
can be lazy in their thinking." England
"One of the advantages of being in
"Mankind didn't evolve in
Borders are man made - we are one people". - Benjamin
"Migration is part of who we are.. Immigration and migration are part of what it is to be human." - Lemn Sissay
To listen to this 23 minute Lucy Radio interview please click to download the podcast from the following dropbox public folder.