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Hello and Welcome to UJ Arts & Culture’s Educational Podcast Channel: LEARN for high school students.

This season features isiZulu and English adaptations of ‘R&J Unplugged’, Robin Malan’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’. The play was translated and edited by Nkululeko Ndhlovu in partnership with Nomusa Sibiya at UJ’s Multilingual Language Services at UJ.

Recorded by UJ Arts Academy students under direction of Nompumelelo Mtshali with mentorship by Dr Jerry Mofokeng, the series includes an educational segment presented by Drama and English teacher, Ashalin Singh and Director, Nompumelelo Mtshali.

The isiZulu drama series features the voices of Bayanda Malevu, Nomthandazo Gumede, Tumelo Mogoane, Buqaqawuli Gobinca, Sinemivuyo Mpulu, Seakga Tladi, Nokukhanya Zulu, Nick Moyo, Fumo Chabalala, Ismail Skhosana, Siphesihle Ndzimande, and Cindy Hlungwani.

The English drama series features the voices of Sinemivuyo Mpulu, Britney Adams, Fumo Chabalala, Buqaqawuli Gobinca, Nomthandazo Gumede, Tumelo Mogoane, Kagiso Shilabje, Seakga Tladi, Nick Moyo and Ismail Skhosana.

Music and Composition by Yogin Sullaphen

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