The Lost Boys Of Africa

This drama doc interweaves the true stories of LA based builder Billy Scherer and Lulu, a boy from Mathare Slum, whose worlds come together when they are invited to be music teachers for a charity project for kids from Majengo Slum in Nairobi. Billy has also been brought in as Lulu’s music mentor, but as the days roll on it becomes unclear as to who is mentoring whom.

First Broadcast:

Wednesday 7th November 2007 at 14:15 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writer & Performer of Storyteller: Lemn Sissay
Interviewees: Billy Scherer & Lulu
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose

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