Heart of Darkness
Drama of the Week
Friday, 22 January
By Joseph Conrad
Adapted by Anita Sullivan
A new adaptation of Conrad’s classic novel, reimagining it for the 21st Century.
Maya is an environmental scientist, sent into the heart of the Congo Rainforest after contact is lost with a research team. But what was the nature of their research? And what has become of their charismatic team leader – Kurtz.
Conrad's classic, reimagined as a 21st Century, immersive audio thriller. Award-winning radio dramatist, Anita Sullivan, reshapes the story for a world of deforestation and climate catastrophe.
Maya…. Georgia Henshaw
Leon…. Peter Bankole
Blaise…. Jude Akuwudike
Daisy…. Ashleigh Haddad
Kurtz…. Stephen Hogan
The Commissioner…. Steve Toussaint
Script Consultant…. Ange Kasongo
Lingala Consultant…. Tracey Nyemba
Directed by James Robinson
A BBC Cymru Wales Production