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Title I know why the caged bird sings : a BBC Radio 4 dramatisation / Maya Angelou.
Author Angelou, Maya, author.
Publication [London] : BBC Digital Audio, 2018.
Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (01 hr., 08 min., 11 sec.)) : digital
Time 010811
Description digital rda
audio file rda
Call # eAUDIO
Performer Read by Adjoa Andoh, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Cecilia Noble and Indie Gjesdal.
Summary A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Maya Angelou's poignant, powerful autobiography, starring Adjoa Andoh, Indie Gjesdal and Pippa Bennett-Warner. Abandoned by their parents, Maya and her older brother Bailey are sent to live with their grandmother and uncle in the small Southern town of Stamps in Arkansas. Struggling with rejection, they endure the prejudice of their white neighbours and suffer several racist incidents. One day, their father unexpectedly returns and takes the children to live with their mother in St Louis, Missouri. Aged only eight, Maya is abused by her mother's boyfriend, an experience that haunts her for a lifetime. Filled with guilt and shame, she refuses to speak to anyone except Bailey - until she meets Mrs Bertha Flowers, who encourages her love of books, helping her to find her voice and regain her own strong spirit. Maya Angelou's debut memoir is a modern American classic, beloved worldwide, which recounts a youth filled with curiosity, wonder, disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and hard-won independence. This radio dramatisation, starring Adjoa Andoh, Indie Gjesdal and Pippa Bennett-Warner, plays out her extraordinary story with dramatic verve and poetic brilliance. Cast:Narrator (Older Maya)...Adjoa AndohMaya...Indie Gjedsal/Pippa Bennett-WarnerBailey...Roshawn HewittMomma...Cecilia NobleUncle Willie/Freeman/Daddy...Richard PeppleSteward/Lawyer...John LightbodyGirl...Francesca EliseMother...Ellen ThomasBertha Flowers...Nikki Amuka-BirdSpanish voices... Maider Jáuregui, Rocío Mesonero, Celia Romo, Julio Villa-García, Hugo Sánchez and Francisco Oda-Ángel @ Instituto Cervantes,ManchesterReceptionist...Lauren CorneliusDramatised by Patricia CumperProduced by Pauline Harris
Note Online resource; title from title details screen (OverDrive, viewed November 1, 2018).
Subject Angelou, Maya -- Childhood and youth -- Drama.
Angelou, Maya. (OCoLC)fst00008211
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography -- Drama.
African American authors -- Biography -- Drama.
Arkansas -- Social life and customs -- Drama.
African American authors. (OCoLC)fst00799028
Authors, American. (OCoLC)fst00821764
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Arkansas. (OCoLC)fst01204809
Genre Biographical drama.
Radio programs.
Downloadable audio books.
Audiobooks. (OCoLC)fst01726208
Biographical drama. (OCoLC)fst01921596
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Radio programs. (OCoLC)fst01726254
Addl. Author Andoh, Adjoa, voice actor.
Bennett-Warner, Pippa, 1988- voice actor.
Noble, Cecilia, voice actor.
Gjesdal, Indie, voice actor.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
BBC Radio 4.
ISBN 9781787531642 (electronic audio bk.)
1787531643 (electronic audio bk.)

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