The Grass Is Singing

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By Doris Lessing, dramatised by Tina Pepler.

Mary Turner is found murdered on the verandah of her farmstead, her houseboy having confessed to the crime.

But he seems to have no motive.

A powerful exploration of 1940s Rhodesia.

With Alison Pettitt, Tracy-ann Oberman and Miles Anderson.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

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By Doris Lessing, dramatised by Tina Pepler.

In appointing Moses - the native Mary whipped - as their new houseboy, Dick is unknowingly sealing her fate.

Final part.

With Alison Pettitt, Tracy-ann Oberman, Andrew Scott and Nicholas Beveney.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

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