YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN is a leading commentator on race, multiculturalism and human rights, writing for the Independent and Guardian and appearing regularly on TV and radio. She has won many journalism awards, including the Orwell Prize in 2002. She is also the author of No Place Like Home (1995) and the IPPR report True Colours, on public attitudes to multiculturalism.
One of Britain's foremost cultural commentators, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown tells of her love for England; a country shaped by five centuries of immigration. She provides a brilliant history of the waves of immigration, and reflects on where we are now and what it means to be English today.
Words by the Water festival, Theatre by the Lake, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ