Into the Maze - Episode 1

Into the Maze - Episode 1

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 18 January

As part of BBC Radio 4's Riot Girls season, a thriller by Ayeesha Menon that plays out across three locations - London, Saudi Arabia and Mumbai - exploring the struggles faced by women across the globe when it comes to sexual assault, harassment and personal freedom. Sisters Jamila and Saira grew up in a very traditional Muslim village in India, but are now forging independent lives of their own - Jamila in Mumbai, and Saira as a student in London. Saira also works at a hotel in London, but when she is raped by a rich and influential Saudi hotel guest, the lives of both sisters are thrown into turmoil. You can hear the next episodes, plus the rest of the dramas in Radio 4's Riot Girls season, on BBC Sounds. Directed by Emma Harding Jamila.....Maya Sondhi Saira.....Aysha Kala Najma.....Fatima Adoum Majid.....Silas Carson Zafar.....Amir El-Masry Clare.....Clare Corbett Colleague......Christopher Harper Sharon.....Jeanette Percival Andy.....Lewis Bray Ms Morgan.....Carolyn Pickles John McKinley.....Tony Turner DC Price.....Alexandra Constantinidi Officer Megan.....Lucy Doyle Wheeler.....Sam Dale Jamila's Boss.....Waleed Elgadi Guide.....Ronny Jhutti Research Consultant.....David Rhodes, Doughty Street Chambers
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