Song Flung Up To Heaven, A [Maya Angelou's Autobiographies]

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0120190225When Maya returns from Ghana the first person she calls is Malcolm X. She wants to spend some time with her mother and brother in San Francisco before she begins working with Malcolm in New York. Then Malcolm is assassinated. Devastated, Maya is shocked by people's apathetic reaction to the news.

Narrator, older Maya - Adjoa Andoh

Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner

Malcolm X - Don Gilet

Bailey - Samuel Anderson

Mother - Ellen Thomas

dramtised by Patricia Cumper

Produced and Directed by Pauline Harris

Sixth and final drama series of Maya's Angelou's amazing autobiographies.

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

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper

Sixth and final drama series of Maya Angelou's amazing autobiographies.

0220190226Maya has started to write but takes on market research work to supplement it in Watts, Los Angeles. She sees there first hand the devastation of the race riots of 1965. Maya also gets a surprise call connected to her past in Ghana.

Narrator, Older Maya - Adjoa Andoh

Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner

Phil/Rioter - Don Gilet

Sheikhali/Rioter - Daniel Adegboyega

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

The sixth and final drama series of Maya Angelou's amazing Autobiographies

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

0320190227Maya accepts Sheikhali into her home where for a while their love is reignited, but a night out at the movies precipitates the beginning of the end.

Narrator, Older Maya - Adjoa Andoh

Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner

Sheikhali - Daniel Adegboyega

Mother - Ellen Thomas

Bailey - Samuel Anderson

Dolly - Lisa Davina Phillip

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

Maya Angelou's sixth dramatised series of memoirs sees her return to the US from Ghana.

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

0420190228Maya and Dolly play a trick on Sheikhali after discovering his deceit. Maya is a good friend of James Baldwin and is inspired again to work for Martin Luther King.

Narrator, Older Maya - Adjoa Andoh

Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner

Dolly - Lisa Davina Phillip

Sheikhali - Daniel Adegboyega

James Baldwin/Martin Luther King - Don Gilet

dramatized by Patricia Cumper

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

Maya Angelou's final series of memoirs dramatized. She's reunited with Martin Luther King

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

Dramatised by Patricia Cumper

Maya Angelou's final series of memoirs dramatized. She's reunited with Martin Luther King.

0520190301After Martin Luther King's assassination, it's James Baldwin that helps Maya out of her devastation. Maya goes onto produce a big television documentary series and then gets a call from a publisher at Random House inviting her to write an autobiography. She refuses repeatedly, until the publisher calls her bluff.

Narrator, Older Maya - Adjoa Andoh

Maya - Pippa Bennett-Warner

James Baldwin - Don Gilet

Dolly - Lisa Davina Phillip

Robert Loomis/Jon - Joseph Ayre

dramatized by Patricia Cumper

Produced and directed by Pauline Harris

Maya Angelou is set to work for Martin Luther King when tragedy strikes.

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