BBC 4 “Africa: A Journey into Music” June 2018 – Web Series

A documentary series exploring the musical traditions of African countries and their influence on popular music. Rita Ray travels to 3 countries in search of ancient musical traditions. Nigeria – to explore the importance of rhythm in the music – DJ and broadcaster Rita Ray travels to Nigeria, home of some of the most influential…

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‘BBC RADIO 4 will broadcast the first radio dramatisations of Maya Angelou’s autobiographies to mark her 90th birthday year’

Starting on June 18 2018, with ‘I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings‘, the dramas will feature three “Maya Angelou’s” at different stages in her life, beginning in childhood with Indie Gjesdal playing the young Angelou and continuing with Pippa Bennett-Warner playing the adult Angelou. Angelou’s remarkable works have been dramatised by award-winning playwrights Patricia Cumper, Janice Okoh and Winsome Pinnock. NB: please…

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