The Grass Is Singing

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Racial politics in 1940s Rhodesia. The Nobel Prize-winning author's first novel.

Racial politics in 1940s Rhodesia. The Nobel Prize-winning author's first novel. Stars Alison Pettit and Tracy-Ann Oberman.

Racial politics in 1940s Rhodesia.

The Nobel Prize winning author's first novel.

Stars Alison Pettit and Tracy-Ann Oberman.

Doris Lessing

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Mary's troubled relationship with houseboy Moses comes to a violent end.

Mary's troubled relationship with houseboy Moses comes to a violent end. Stars Alison Petit and Tracy-Ann Oberman.

Stars Alison Petit and Tracy-Ann Oberman.

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By Doris Lessing, dramatised by Tina Pepler.

Mary Turner is found murdered on the verandah of her farmstead, her houseboy having confessed to the crime.

But he seems to have no motive.

A powerful exploration of 1940s Rhodesia.

With Alison Pettitt, Tracy-ann Oberman and Miles Anderson.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

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By Doris Lessing, dramatised by Tina Pepler.

In appointing Moses - the native Mary whipped - as their new houseboy, Dick is unknowingly sealing her fate.

Final part.

With Alison Pettitt, Tracy-ann Oberman, Andrew Scott and Nicholas Beveney.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

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