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Audio drama series of Maya Angelou's iconic debut autobiography. Aged 15, Maya visits her estranged father, where they go on a chaotic and surprising trip to Mexico.

Maya, now aged 15, spends time with her father, Daddy Bailey. They go on a surprising and chaotic trip to Mexico

Spanish voices ......Maider Jáuregui, Rocío Mesonero
Celia Romo, Julio Villa-García, Hugo Sánchez and Francisco Oda-Ángel
@ Instituto Cervantes, Manchester

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper
Produced and directed by Pauline Harris.

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15 minutes

Playing Maya

Playing Maya
Left to right: Narrator (Adjoa Andoh), Maya (Indie Gjesdal), Young Maya (Pippa Bennett-Warner).

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator (Older Maya) Adjoa Andoh
Maya Pippa Bennett-Warner
Dolores Nikki Amuka-Bird
Daddy Bailey Richard Pepple
Spanish Voice Maider Jauregui
Spanish Voice Rocio Mesonero
Spanish Voice Celia Romo
Spanish Voice Julio Villa-Garcia
Spanish Voice Hugo Sanchez
Spanish Voice Francisco Oda-Angel
Director Pauline Harris
Producer Pauline Harris
Author Maya Angelou
Adaptor Patricia Cumper

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