More from Your Local Arena: Caribbean Journey featuring Linton Kwesi Johnson

Co-producers Lucy Hannah and Speaking Volumes bring you another film from Your Local Arena. Vintage 20th century documentary from the BBC's Arena series, Caribbean Journey features acclaimed poet and winner of the 2020 PEN Pinter Prize, Linton Kwesi Johnson. With 21st century responses from SuAndi, Karen McCarthy Woolf, Ashleigh Nugent and Levi Tafari, poetry from Danielle Boodoo-Fortuné and Vladamir Lucien, reflections from Olive Senior and a reading by Colin Grant! All this is freely available from 10am Tuesday 13 October 2020 to 10pm Saturday 17 October 2020, so make sure you click on the link:

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Photo credit: Danny Da Costa