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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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'The Long Song' Recap: Episode 2

Freedom has come to Jamaica, but little seems to change. A new overseer who was anti-slavery seems to be promising, especially in his…

'The Long Song' Recap: Episode 1

In the waning days of slavery on Jamaica, July's life is upturned during a slave rebellion that leaves her plantation intact despite…