Maru

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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