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Damian Lewis Says Everyone Has Right To Be In The Arts

Actor-Turned-Musician

by Lauren Potts | BBC News | August 31, 2023

Billions star Damian Lewis says everyone has “the right” to get involved in the arts, regardless of background.

The actor was reflecting on his time at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, where he started his career. In conversation with BBC WM, he was asked whether there was lack of opportunity for those from working class and disadvantaged backgrounds. Lewis said part of the problem was that drama schools were expensive.

“It’s critical for art to be representative,” said the actor, also known for his roles in Homeland and Band of Brothers.

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Damian Lewis is Scheduled to Guest Appear on BBC Radio WM

On the Radio

by Gingersnap | damian-lewis.com | August 30, 2023

Damian Lewis is scheduled to guest appear with host Dax Hale on BBC Radio WM on Thursday, August 31, 2023 just after midday, BST time. He will be discussing his forthcoming UK tour that begins next month, following the release of his Top 40 album Mission Creep. BBC Radio WM is the sound of the West Midlands on 95.6 FM, DAB, Freeview 722 and BBC Sounds. Be sure to tune in on Thursday and listen to the live player here.

UPDATE: After the broadcast, you can listen here for up to 28 days after the initial airing. We provided some sound bites of the interview below:

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