Imagine: My Name Is Kwame

Alan Yentob presents a profile of writer and director Kwame Kwei-Armah, who has spent the last two years serving as artistic director of London's Young Vic, overseeing successful productions including Death of a Salesman, Twelfth Night, Tree and the controversial Pulitzer Prize-winning Fairview. As the Young Vic celebrates its 50th anniversary, Alan hears how a young Southall boy called Ian Roberts became the artist Kwame Kwei-Armah. He came to prominence playing paramedic Finlay Newton in the BBC drama Casualty - and his groundbreaking play Elmina's Kitchen was one of the first by a black British writer staged at the National Theatre and in the West End

S2020