The Long Song
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The Long Song
First Aired: December 18th, 2018
Status: Ended
Air Time: Daily, 09:00 PM
Network: BBC One
Summary: Set during the final days of slavery in 19th century Jamaica, the story follows the strong-willed, young slave July on a plantation owned by her odious mistress Caroline Mortimer. When a charming new arrival to the island, Robert Goodwin, becomes the new overseer, July and Caroline are both intrigued by his seemingly revolutionary determination to improve the plantation for the slaves and mistress alike. During a time of social unrest and turmoil, this powerful story is told from July’s perspective as she looks back over her life; the tone is funny, defiant and indomitable. It’s a story about the injustices that humans inflict upon each other and the unexpected ways in which people’s humanity sometimes overrules their prejudices.
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# of Episodes: 3
# of Episodes I watched: 0
# of Episodes I haven't watched: 3
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Episode 3
Season 1 - Episode 3: Episode 3
Air Date: December 20th, 2018, 09:00 PM
Summary: With the crop starting to spoil and Amity in ruins, Robert's sanity starts to unravel - with potentially devastating consequences for July and her child. Many years later, as an old woman, July is in a desperate position and uncertain of her future. Arrested for stealing food, July appears in court - but an unexpected presence could help to save her life.
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