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4 Extra Debut. Following the American Civil War, the spirit of a murdered child haunts the home of a former slave. Stars Nadine Marshall.

By Toni Morrison
Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Original music by Jon Nicholls
Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

15 minutes

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Tue 9 Oct 2018 02:30

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Role Contributor
Narrator Adjoa Andoh
Sethe Nadine Marshall
Denver Pippa Bennett-Warner
Paul D Danny Sapani
Director Sasha Yevtushenko
Author Toni Morrison
Adaptor Patricia Cumper

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