Besieged [Maya Angelou's Autobiographies]

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01Singin' And Swingin' And Gettin' Merry Like Christmas20181001

Dramatisation of Maya Angelou's third volume of memoirs, covering her tour of Porgy and Bess

Dramatisations of Maya Angelou's evocative and life-affirming autobiographies.

The heartbreaking stories of Syrians living and dying in besieged cities

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