Into the Maze - Episode 1
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
Ms Morgan.....Carolyn Pickles
John McKinley.....Tony Turner
DC Price.....Alexandra Constantinidi
Officer Megan.....Lucy Doyle
Jamila's Boss.....Waleed Elgadi
Research Consultant.....David Rhodes, Doughty Street Chambers