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The Long Song

The Long Song is British Drama TV series. It debuted on Dec 18, 2018, on BBC One. The series has 7.1 * rating by IMDb. The Long Song is filmed in Dominican Republic.


How Many Seasons Of The Long Song: 1 (3 episodes)

Season 2


Season 1

Season premieres on December 18, 2018

BBC One, 3 episodes

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The Long Song is on BBC One (United Kingdom) Tuesdays at 6 pm

Last episode:

S1E3 (Episode 3) - Air Date: Dec 20, 2018 (4 months ago)

News & Interviews

Heyday and BBC set Mahalia Belo for slavery drama The Long Song - Deadline - via Deadline

Belo, who will direct all three parts of the drama, has been considered a talent to watch in the UK for a few years now. She won a Breakthrough BAFTA in 2017 for her Channel4 TV movie Ellen, starring Jessica Barden (The Lobster) and Joe Dempsie (Game Of Thrones), and took her career to the next level this year with well-received BBC-Netflix mystery Requiem. Her 2013 short Volume debuted at Sundance and won a British Independent Film Award.

Lenny Henry reveals secret behind his three stone weight loss was ditching meat to play Jamaican plantation slave in new BBC drama The Long Song - The Sun - via Thesun

The Long Song: A touching tale of British colonial cruelty - The Irish Times - via Irishtimes

Why you should watch hilarious and heartbreaking BBC1 slavery drama The Long Song - Radio Times - via Radiotimes

Film Four lost interest in BBC's The Long Song as they had "filled their slave quota" - - via Digitalspy

Sir Lenny Henry wants The Long Song to spark a national debate over UK slavery - - via Independent

“I went to Blue Coat Secondary. We learned about Clive of India and the triangle, but we didn’t learn about Bristol or Liverpool or Manchester and Preston and Carlisle, and all those ports that were built from the profits of slavery, and the Black Country’s involvement in the Industrial Revolution, making irons and chains and guns for the slave trade.”

TV review: Hugo Rifkind on World Cup: Summer of Love; Bear's Mission with Gareth Southgate; The Long Song - The Times - via Thetimes

First Look: BBC One's Andrea Levy Adaptation 'The Long Song' - TVWise - via Tvwise

Hayley Atwell admits she "felt disgusting" playing her character in The Long Song - - via Harpersbazaar

Tamara Lawrance Joins BBC Miniseries 'The Long Song' - Hollywood's Black Renaissance - via Hollywoodsblackrenaissance

Atwell added, “Audiences will fall in love with the story’s remarkable heroine, July, who endures on-going abuses of power with dignity and poise, surviving injustices that were devastatingly prevalent during this time and place in history. It is a story that demands to be told.”

This week's best home entertainment: from The Long Song to Death on the Tyne - The Guardian - via Theguardian

Sir Lenny Henry wants The Long Song to spark a national debate over UK slavery - Belfast Telegraph - via Belfasttelegraph

Andrea Levy wins Walter Scott Prize for The Long Song - - via Bbc

Sir Lenny Henry wants The Long Song to spark a national debate over UK slavery - Aberdeen Evening Express - via Eveningexpress

The Long Song on BBC: How many episodes are in The Long Song? - Express - via Express


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