Boniface And Me

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2007120420101104

By Gillian Plowman

A recently divorced woman begins to write to an African child she met on a trip to Zimbabwe.

Soon, she is corresponding with several children and their grateful headmaster.

In a series of beautifully observed and accurately captured letters, she finds more love, support and wisdom from their friendship than she does from her own materialistic and egregious offspring.

Cast:

Nell Porter - Harriet Walter

Boniface Katambo - Jude Akuwudike

Enock - Tonderai Munyevu

Tawanda - Denver Issac

Wilson - Denton Chikura

Portia - Diane Findlay

Pertunia - Gracy Goldman

Director: Annie Castledine

Producer: Catherine Bailey

A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

A recently widowed woman begins to write to an African child.

The correspondence soon extends to his whole family and the teacher at his makeshift school.

Despite the fact that they request her financial help, she finds more love and support from their friendship than she does from her own materialistic children.

Tawanda....Denver Isaac

Portia....Dinae Findlay

Directed by Annie Castledine.

2007120420101104

By Gillian Plowman

A recently divorced woman begins to write to an African child she met on a trip to Zimbabwe.

Soon, she is corresponding with several children and their grateful headmaster.

In a series of beautifully observed and accurately captured letters, she finds more love, support and wisdom from their friendship than she does from her own materialistic and egregious offspring.

Cast:

Nell Porter - Harriet Walter

Boniface Katambo - Jude Akuwudike

Enock - Tonderai Munyevu

Tawanda - Denver Issac

Wilson - Denton Chikura

Portia - Diane Findlay

Pertunia - Gracy Goldman

Director: Annie Castledine

Producer: Catherine Bailey

A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

A recently widowed woman begins to write to an African child.

The correspondence soon extends to his whole family and the teacher at his makeshift school.

Despite the fact that they request her financial help, she finds more love and support from their friendship than she does from her own materialistic children.

Tawanda....Denver Isaac

Portia....Dinae Findlay

Directed by Annie Castledine.