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Radio drama series of the third volume of Maya Angelou's memoirs. Music becomes Maya's refuge. She marries music lover and former sailor Tosh, though troubled waters lay ahead.

Singin' and Swingin' And Getting Merry Like Christmas - ep1/5
dramatized by Winsome Pinnock
Drama series based on Maya's Angelou's third volume of vivid memoirs set in the early 1950's. Single mother Maya loves music. She meets and marries former sailor Tosh in the record shop where she works.

NARRATOR - Older Maya…...…………..…….…….…..………….Adjoa Andoh
MAYA…...…………..…….…….………………………….……..………….Pippa Bennett-Warner
TOSH…......…….…….………………………….……..………………….……….Jamie Demetriou
VIVIAN BAXTER…...…………..…….………………………….……..…………….Ellen Thomas
CLYDE…...…………..…….…….………………………….……..………………...Tumo Reetsang
PREACHER…...…………….…..…….……………...…….……..…………………Steve Toussaint
Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

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