Joan Bakewell wrote this blog to accompany her appearance on Start the Week
Back home in England, but down and out once more, Orwell makes the acquaintance of an Irish tramp who introduces him to days on the road and nights in various doss houses. And he learns what he needs to do to get a cup of tea.
Read by Joseph Millson
Abridged and produced by Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.