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Celebrating Commonwealth writing with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

On Saturday, 4 June 2022 Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall, Vice-Patron of the Royal Commonwealth Society joined the BBC Cultural Frontline to talk with host Tina Daheley about The Queen's Commonwealth Essay Competition, the world's oldest international writing competition for schools.

In this special programme, Her Royal Highness is also joined by two competition winners, Ethan Charles Mufuma from Uganda and Hiya Chowdhury from India who both share how the competition has impacted their lives.

Also in this programme, The Duchess shares her passion for books and how her father instilled in her a love of reading. We hear from Nigerian novelist Chigozie Obioma, Jamaican writer Nicole Dennis-Benn and Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka.

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