Beloved [15md]

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0120160104

Adaptation of Toni Morrison's seminal novel about ghosts, slavery and terrible secrets.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Cast:

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0120160104

Adaptation of Toni Morrison's seminal novel about ghosts, slavery and terrible secrets.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Cast:

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0220160105

The spirit of a murdered child haunts 124 Bluestone Road, the home of former slave Sethe.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

124 Bluestone Road, the house Sethe has lived in with her daughter Denver since she escaped slavery, has long been haunted by a baby ghost. For years, both mother and daughter have tried to discover what it wants.

Cast:

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0220160105

The spirit of a murdered child haunts 124 Bluestone Road, the home of former slave Sethe.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

124 Bluestone Road, the house Sethe has lived in with her daughter Denver since she escaped slavery, has long been haunted by a baby ghost. For years, both mother and daughter have tried to discover what it wants.

Cast:

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0320160106

Paul D's arrival has rid the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years.

0320160106

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Paul D's arrival at 124 Bluestone Road had the effect of ridding the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years. But he's about to discover that any sense of victory he might have, will be short-lived.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0320160106

0320160106

Paul D's arrival has rid the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Paul D's arrival at 124 Bluestone Road had the effect of ridding the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years. But he's about to discover that any sense of victory he might have, will be short-lived.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0320160106

Paul D's arrival has rid the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years.

0320160106

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Paul D's arrival at 124 Bluestone Road had the effect of ridding the house of the ghost that had haunted it for years. But he's about to discover that any sense of victory he might have, will be short-lived.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0320160106

0420160107

The residents of 124 Bluestone Road discover a young woman collapsed outside their home.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

The residents of 124 Bluestone Road return from a day trip to the Cincinnati fair to discover a young woman collapsed outside their home. They feed her and allow her to convalesce and yet the mysterious visitor reveals very little about herself, other than her name, Beloved.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0520160108

A young woman calling herself Beloved has arrived and is staying at 124 Bluestone Road.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

A young woman calling herself Beloved has arrived and stayed at One Twenty-Four Bluestone Road, and her hold, on each of its residents, has strengthened day by day.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko

0620160111

When Beloved arrives at 124 Bluestone Road, Paul D is unable to resist her advances.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

When Sethe welcomed him into her house, Paul D. thought that life had thrown him a second chance. But then Beloved arrived and he was unable to resist her advances. Now he must steady himself to face the consequences.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.

0620160111
0720160112

Paul D learns what happened when Schoolteacher attempted to reclaim Sethe and her children

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Paul D. learns about what happened eighteen years ago when Schoolteacher, the man who ran the farm where Sethe was a slave, arrived at 124 Bluestone Road and attempted to reclaim Sethe and her children.

The drama is true to the novel's uncompromising depiction of this event, portraying the violent horror and brutality of slavery.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Singing arranged by Dominique Le Gendre

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko

0920160114

Only women remain at the Bluestone Road house, and their isolation is becoming dangerous.

By Toni Morrison

Adapted by Patricia Cumper

Toni Morrison's seminal 1987 novel about a haunted house in the era that followed the abolition of slavery in the United States is adapted for radio for the first time. Toni Morrison's masterpiece melds horror and poetry as it tells the story of Sethe, a woman who escaped slavery by crossing the Ohio river, but who, eighteen years later, is still not free.

Only women remain at the house at 124 Bluestone Road and their isolation is becoming dangerous.

Original music by Jon Nicholls

Sound design by Caleb Knightley

Director: Sasha Yevtushenko.