Maru

Episodes

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Masarwa19990805

By Bessie Head, dramatised by Cheryl Martin.

A romantic drama set in a Botswana village where cast and class maintain order, and prejudice destroys lives.

Margaret Cadmore is descended from the San people.

A new teacher in a small village, she is branded a `masarwa' - a bushman, a slave.

The community is outraged when the paramount chief elect falls in love with her.

With Adjoa Andoh and Colin Salmon.

Director Pam Fraser Solomon

Masarwa19990805

By Bessie Head, dramatised by Cheryl Martin.

A romantic drama set in a Botswana village where cast and class maintain order, and prejudice destroys lives.

Margaret Cadmore is descended from the San people.

A new teacher in a small village, she is branded a `masarwa' - a bushman, a slave.

The community is outraged when the paramount chief elect falls in love with her.

With Adjoa Andoh and Colin Salmon.

Director Pam Fraser Solomon