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By Joseph Conrad Adapted by Anita Sullivan A new adaptation of Conrad’s classic novel, reimagining it for the 21st Century. Maya is an environmental scientist, sent into the heart of the Congo Rainforest after contact is lost with a research team. But what was the nature of their research? And what has become of their charismatic team leader – Kurtz. Conrad's classic, reimagined as a 21st Century, immersive audio thriller. Award-winning radio dramatist, Anita Sullivan, reshapes the story for a world of deforestation and climate catastrophe. Maya…. Georgia Henshaw Leon…. Peter Bankole Blaise…. Jude Akuwudike Daisy…. Ashleigh Haddad Kurtz…. Stephen Hogan The Commissioner…. Steve Toussaint Script Consultant…. Ange Kasongo Lingala Consultant…. Tracey Nyemba Directed by James Robinson A BBC Cymru Wales Production

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