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The Long Song 

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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An adaptation of the award-winning novel by Andrea Levy. Set during the final days of slavery in 19th century Jamaica, following the trials, tribulations and survival of July and her odious mistress Caroline on a sugar plantation.
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Series cast summary:
Hayley Atwell ...  Caroline Mortimer 3 episodes, 2018
Doña Croll Doña Croll ...  Old July 3 episodes, 2018
Ethan Hazzard ...  Elias 3 episodes, 2018
Tamara Lawrance ...  July 3 episodes, 2018
Jack Lowden ...  Robert Goodwin 3 episodes, 2018
Madeleine Mantock ...  Miss Clara 3 episodes, 2018
Jo Martin ...  Hannah 3 episodes, 2018
Richard Pepple ...  Dublin Hilton 3 episodes, 2018
Joy Richardson ...  Miss Rose 3 episodes, 2018
Jordan Bolger ...  Nimrod 2 episodes, 2018
Sharon Duncan-Brewster ...  Kitty 2 episodes, 2018
Caleb Frederick ...  Ezra 2 episodes, 2018
Shereen Gray ...  Peggy Jump 2 episodes, 2018
Ansu Kabia ...  James Richards 2 episodes, 2018
Arinzé Kene ...  Thomas 2 episodes, 2018
Esther Tejeda ...  Lilian 2 episodes, 2018
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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.

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A Fictional view of Slavery
19 December 2018 | by jonoauSee all my reviews

Many people see a show like this and immediately pick on small details about the times or actual history. Well this is fiction, most historical shows are because we don't what actually happened. If you want a story close to the truth watch the History Channel and as far as black and white goes watch something made in the 1950s.


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