Venus

By Angela Turvey.

A five-part fictionalised account of the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus', Sara Baartman, who travelled to ENGLAND in 1810 from her native South Africa, and was exhibited around the country in a cage as a scientific curiosity.

Sara Baartman....Janice Acquah

Hendrik Cezar....Peter Gevisser

Alexander Dunlop....Mark Meadows

Mae....Adjoa Andoh

Includes interviews with Dr Yvette Abrahams and Professor Philip Tobias, conducted by Connie St Louis.

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01An Offer Of Freedom20040315

By Angela Turvey.

A five-part fictionalised account of the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus', Sara Baartman, who travelled to ENGLAND in 1810 from her native South Africa, and was exhibited around the country in a cage as a scientific curiosity.

Sara Baartman....Janice Acquah

Hendrik Cezar....Peter Gevisser

Alexander Dunlop....Mark Meadows

Mae....Adjoa Andoh

Includes interviews with Dr Yvette Abrahams and Professor Philip Tobias, conducted by Connie St Louis.Sara believes she has been offered a way of earning enough money to return to her homeland.

01An Offer Of Freedom20040315

By Angela Turvey.

A five-part fictionalised account of the true story of the 'Hottentot Venus', Sara Baartman, who travelled to ENGLAND in 1810 from her native South Africa, and was exhibited around the country in a cage as a scientific curiosity.

Sara Baartman....Janice Acquah

Hendrik Cezar....Peter Gevisser

Alexander Dunlop....Mark Meadows

Mae....Adjoa Andoh

Includes interviews with Dr Yvette Abrahams and Professor Philip Tobias, conducted by Connie St Louis.Sara believes she has been offered a way of earning enough money to return to her homeland.

02The Savage From A Far-away Land20040316
02The Savage From A Far-away Land20040316
03A Case Of Particular Shame20040317
03A Case Of Particular Shame20040317
04The Final Sacrifice20040318

Sara agrees to one last tour to raise the money to return home.

04The Final Sacrifice20040318

Sara agrees to one last tour to raise the money to return home.

05 LASTA Bed At The Foot Of The Hill20040319
05 LASTA Bed At The Foot Of The Hill20040319