Stewart Henderson

Biography

Stewart Henderson is a poet, broadcaster and songwriter. The Sunday Times described his children’s poetry as “essential reading”. He presented Questions Questions for ten years for BBC Radio 4, and has originated and presented many social history documentaries for BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 2, and BBC World Service. Stewart has also presented and contributed to some of the BBC Radio 4’s ‘crown jewels’ such as From Our Own Correspondent, Pick of the Week, Something Understood, Broadcasting House, Saturday Live, PM, iPM and Four Thought. His documentary, The Holy Fire, made on location in Israel, won the Jerusalem Radio Award for Best Feature. Stewart also received a Sony Radio Award nomination for his documentary, From Hairnets To Goalnets, about the first ever women’s football team formed during the First World War: The Dick, Kerr Ladies. As a songwriter, Bob Harris of BBC Radio 2 praised the “lyrical intelligence” of Stewart’s lyrics.
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