Sir Lenny Henry has said he wants BBC series The Long Song to create a national conversation about the UK’s involvement in the slave trade.
The Long Song
Actress Tamara Lawrance has said attitudes featured in upcoming slave drama The Long Song are “not so far away” from attitudes she faced growing up.
Hayley Atwell and Sir Lenny Henry will star in a TV adaptation of best-selling novel The Long Song, the BBC has announced.
Britain’s rarely acknowledged part of colonial history in the Caribbean is to come under scrutiny as Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel The Long Song is to be turned into a three-part BBC drama.