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Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE

Susan Ward Memorial Talk

Venue: St Peter’s Church

16 September 2022 7:00 pm

Born in Trinidad in 1949 and arriving in England as a Windrush child, Floella Benjamin has been an actress, presenter, writer, independent producer, working peer and an active advocate for the welfare, care and education of children throughout the world. She has also headed a successful film and television production company and became a household name through her appearances in the iconic children’s programmes Playschool and PlayAway. She has written over 30 books, including Coming to England, and has a Special Lifetime Achievement BAFTA Award and the J.M Barrie Lifetime Award in 2012 for her lasting cultural legacy. She speaks on children’s issues, diversity, Windrush and media issues and recently was successful in getting the government to bring in legislation for commercial broadcasters to provide UK made television programmes.

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