Out Of Africa, Icarus

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0420110428. Karen and Denys indulge in two of their favourite pursuits: shooting lions and flying.

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By Karen Blixen.

Dramatised by Judith Adams

Episode 4 : Icarus

Soon after Karen Blixen relocates to East Africa, she finds herself alone in a foreign land with the enormous responsibility of trying to operate a successful coffee plantation. In order to accomplish this, she must get to know the land and the East Africans who work for and with her. In the process, she learns more about herself.

Karen and Denys indulge in two of their favourite pursuits - shooting lions and flying in Denys's plane over Africa. Such is their love of the country, they decide that they would like to be buried on a ridge overlooking the Ngong hills.

Karen Blixen.... Emma Fielding

Denys Finch-Hatton.... Tom Goodman-Hill

Ismael.... Jude Akuwudike

Kamante.... Beru Tessema

Farah.... Maynard Eziashi

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

. Karen and Denys indulge in two of their favourite pursuits: shooting lions and flying."