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Heart of Darkness

By Joseph Conrad. A new adaptation of Conrad’s classic novel, reimagining it for the 21st Century. Adapted by Anita Sullivan.

By Joseph Conrad
Adapted by Anita Sullivan

A new adaptation of Conrad’s classic novel, reimagining it for the 21st Century.

Maya is an environmental scientist, sent into the heart of the Congo Rainforest after contact is lost with a research team. But what was the nature of their research? And what has become of their charismatic team leader – Kurtz.

Conrad's classic, reimagined as a 21st Century, immersive audio thriller. Award-winning radio dramatist, Anita Sullivan, reshapes the story for a world of deforestation and climate catastrophe.

Maya…. Georgia Henshaw
Leon…. Peter Bankole
Blaise…. Jude Akuwudike
Daisy…. Ashleigh Haddad
Kurtz…. Stephen Hogan
The Commissioner…. Steve Toussaint

Script Consultant…. Ange Kasongo
Lingala Consultant…. Tracey Nyemba

Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production

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57 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Jan 2021 15:00

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  • Sun 17 Jan 2021 15:00

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