Private Passions | Petina Gappah

Based on Animal Farm by George Orwell

In Private Passions, Petina Gappah talks to Michael Berkeley about her childhood and the experiences which gave her such determination and drive. She discusses her determination to translate George Orwell into her first language, Shona, and what ''Animal Farm'' says to readers in Zimbabwe.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 58'42''
  • Broadcast date: 2017

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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