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No longer content in Birmingham, Benjamin moves to London, where he finds himself culturally, religiously and politically inspired.

Benjamin Zephaniah reads his autobiography. No longer content in Birmingham, he moves to London, where he finds himself culturally, religiously and politically inspired.

Rastafari has opened his eyes to his ability to be both religiously and politically aware, and his writing is being recognised as he begins to perform his poetry in pubs against a backdrop of racial tension brewing in cities across England.

Written and read by Benjamin Zephaniah
Abridged by Sara Davies
Producer: Celia de Wolff

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

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