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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Episode Three

Back in America's Deep South, Maya is offered a life line by Mrs Flowers.

Maya, in a state of trauma, has stopped speaking and is back living with her Grandmother in Arkansas. She meets her first life line in the guise of Mrs. Bertha Flowers, who encourages Maya to read works of literature out loud.

Narrator ( Older Maya) ...... Adjoa Andoh
Maya ...... Indie Gjedsal
Bailey ..... Roshawn Hewitt
Momma ...... Cecilia Noble
Bertha Flowers ...... Nikki Amuka-Bird

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper
Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

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