Poet, author and broadcaster
Lemn Sissay OBE is a renowned poet playwright, memoirist performer and broadcaster. He has read on stage throughout the world. In 2021, he was awarded an OBE for services to Literature and Charity. Lemn was the official poet of the 2012 London Olympic games and is a Fellow of the Foundling Museum. He has also served as Chancellor of the University of Manchester since 2015.