Episode 1 - In early 1800s Jamaica, Caroline adopts the child slave July as her maid. July grows up to witness the Christmas Rebellion and the radical transformation of her world.
July, Caroline’s slave maid, grows up to witness the radical transformation of her world.
The overseer Robert sparks a rivalry between July and Caroline.
Robert’s sanity starts to unravel, with devastating effects on July.
About The Long Song
This three-part miniseries based on Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica follows July (Tamara Lawrance), an indomitable, young slave who works on a sugarcane plantation with her detestable mistress, Caroline Mortimer (Hayley Atwell). Their lives change with the arrival of a new overseer, Robert Goodwin (Jack Lowden) who sets out to improve life on the plantation.
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