Out Of Africa

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OMNI20110430 (BBC7)
20110501 (BBC7)

In 1913 Karen travels to Kenya to start a farm with her new husband.

A spirited and independent woman makes Africa her home.

01The Cuckoo2011042520130114 (BBC7)

1913, Karen travels to Kenya to marry her second cousin and start a farm.

By Karen Blixen.

Dramatised by Judith Adams

Episode 1 : The Cuckoo

Soon after Karen Blixen relocates to East Africa, she finds herself alone in a foreign land with the enormous responsibility of trying to operate a successful coffee plantation.

In order to accomplish this, she must get to know the land and the East Africans who work for and with her.

In the process, she learns more about herself.

In 1913, Karen travels to Kenya to marry her second cousin and start a farm in Africa.

Karen Blixen - Emma Fielding

Denys Finch-Hatton - Tom Goodman-Hill

Kamante - Beru Tessema

Farah - Maynard Eziashi

Wilhelm - Sean Baker

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

1913: Karen - a spirited and independent woman - travels to Kenya to start a farm with her new husband. Stars Emma Fielding

02The Tapestry2011042620130115 (BBC7)

Karen is settling into life on the farm but Bror, her husband, has very different ideas.

By Karen Blixen.

Dramatised by Judith Adams

Episode 2 : The Tapestry.

Soon after Karen Blixen relocates to East Africa, she finds herself alone in a foreign land with the enormous responsibility of trying to operate a successful coffee plantation.

In order to accomplish this, she must get to know the land and the East Africans who work for and with her.

In the process, she learns more about herself.

And there is also Lulu to contend with.

Karen Blixen - Emma Fielding

Kamante - Beru Tessema

Farah - Maynard Eziashi

Bror - Sam Dale

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Karen is settling into life on the farm in Kenya, but her husband has very different ideas. Stars Emma Fielding

03Visitors To The Farm2011042720130116 (BBC7)

Karen tells Denys and Berkeley about an intriguing visitor to her farm.

By Karen Blixen.

Dramatised by Judith Adams

Episode 3: Visitors to the Farm

Soon after Karen Blixen relocates to East Africa, she finds herself alone in a foreign land with the enormous responsibility of trying to operate a successful coffee plantation.

In order to accomplish this, she must get to know the land and the East Africans who work for and with her.

In the process, she learns more about herself.

Karen tells her beloved friends, Denys Finch-Hatton and Berkeley Cole about another, even more intriguing visitor to her farm - a young man named Emmanuelson who came, slept one night and walked away, never to return.

Karen Blixen - Emma Fielding

Denys Finch-Hatton - Tom Goodman-Hill

Berkeley - Sam Dale

Emmanuelson - Iain Batchelor

Farah - Maynard Eziashi

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

In Kenya, Karen has made new friends, Denys and Berkeley, and they share stories about their lives so far. Stars Emma Fielding

04Icarus2011042820130117 (BBC7)

Karen and Denys indulge in two of their favourite pursuits: shooting lions and flying.

By Karen Blixen.

Dramatised by Judith Adams

Episode 4 : Icarus

Soon after Karen Blixen relocates to East Africa, she finds herself alone in a foreign land with the enormous responsibility of trying to operate a successful coffee plantation.

In order to accomplish this, she must get to know the land and the East Africans who work for and with her.

In the process, she learns more about herself.

Karen and Denys indulge in two of their favourite pursuits - shooting lions and flying in Denys's plane over Africa.

Such is their love of the country, they decide that they would like to be buried on a ridge overlooking the Ngong hills.

Karen Blixen - Emma Fielding

Denys Finch-Hatton - Tom Goodman-Hill

Ismael - Jude Akuwudike

Kamante - Beru Tessema

Farah - Maynard Eziashi

Directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Karen and Denys indulge their passions - shooting lions and flying in Denys's plane over Africa. Stars Emma Fielding