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Heart of Darkness

An updating of Conrad’s classic novel. 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

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