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Linton Kwesi Johnson is revered as the world’s first reggae poet and his influence and popularity are widespread. With the radical and resounding Dread Beat An’ Blook, Inglan Is a Bitch, Tings An’ Times and a stream of vinyl, his perspectives on Britain are gutsy critiques.As a new book collects his non-fiction writing, the time has come to celebrate another side of the revered modern poet Linton Kwesi Johnson.Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Dates: First Preview: 29 June 2023 Final Performance: 29 June 2023