21 February 1965, Malcolm X is assassinated.
Just 9 days before he visited Smethwick, compelled after reports from the Indian Workers Association.
A Conservative MP has taken the Smethwick Seat with his campaign slogan “If you want a n*****r for a neighbour, vote Labour”.
Racial tension is at breaking point. A housing crisis looms. Political corruption is rife. Inflammatory press reports reign. And Marshall Street is the battleground.
Through a series of monologues the story unfolds, as each character reflects on the visit from one of the most influential and controversial figures of the 20th Century.