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Chancellor Lemn Sissay to guest edit BBC Radio 4's Today programme

21 Aug 2019

Poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay MBE will guest edit on Tuesday, 27 August

Lemn Sissay

BBC Radio 4's flagship morning programme, Today, will welcome Lemn Sissay as guest editor.

With Lemn's new book, My Name is Why, published on 29 August, the topic of fostering and dual identities is expected to feature on the programme. My Name is Why is a searing account of Lemn's childhood experience of the care system, race, family and the meaning of home.

You can tune in live from 6am or the programme will be available shortly after broadcast on BBC Sounds.