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Bringing the Story to Screen

Bringing the Story to Screen

Director Mahalia Belo and Tamara Lawrance (July) Hayley Atwell (Caroline), Jack Lowden (Robert) and Lenny Henry (Godfrey) discuss the daunting journey of bringing The Long Song to television, and staying true to the story.
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The Long Song

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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Atlantic Crossing : Episode Three - Crossing the Atlantic

Princess Martha and the children flee to America, where President Roosevelt extends a special invitation.

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World on Fire - Episode Three

Tom faces the fight of his life. Harry and Lois encounter a more personal battle.

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode Four - Fires Spread

Norwegian Crown Princess Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with President Roosevelt, who defies isolationists to push the Lend-Lease Act. Martha and the children get a surprise Christmas present.

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World on Fire - Episode Four

Harry's courage is tested at Louvain, while Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies.

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode Five - Empty Promises

Martha uses dinner-table tactics to help Norway and the first lady gives her unusual lessons in public speaking. The president gets on dangerous ground with Martha.

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World on Fire - Episode Five

Harry and his unit reach Dunkirk, with the odds stacked against them.

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode Six - The Giant Awakes

America enters the war, and Olav arrives from England. Missy grows suspicious of ties between Martha and the president. A Nazi plot unfolds.

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World on Fire - Episode Six

Paris falls to the Nazis, and Webster and Albert's lives are turned upside down.

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Mrs. Wilson - Episode One - S49 E9

Alec and Alison Wilson marry after meeting in the secret service during World War II. Two decades later, spy novelist Alec dies, and his real story begins to emerge. Alison tracks down his former partner, who was also deceived by Alec's charms.

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode Seven - The Gift

A Nazi agent slips through the cracks, putting the children at risk, and Martha travels to England. A Norwegian war hero meets a tragic fate.

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World on Fire - Episode Seven

Harry has a second chance at saving Kasia from Warsaw. In Manchester, could Lois be set for happiness at last?

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Mrs. Wilson - Episode Two - S49 E10

Determined to uncover the truth about the man she loved, the recently widowed Alison soon finds herself at the center of a mystery that proves truth can be stranger than fiction.

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World on Fire - Episode Three

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Atlantic Crossing : Episode Three - Crossing the Atlantic

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World on Fire - Episode Two

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode Two - The Throne

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World on Fire - Episode One

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Atlantic Crossing: Episode One - The Attack

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Howards End - Episode Four, Series Finale - S50 E12

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Howards End - Episode Three - S50 E11

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Howards End - Episode Two - S50 E10

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Howards End - Episode One - S50 E9

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Season 2021 The Long Song Episodes

Episode 3

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Episode 2

S2021 E2 Length 59:13 Premiere Date 2.7.21

Episode 1

S2021 E1 Length 58:23 Premiere Date 1.31.21

Scene

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Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 2.14.21

Bringing the Story to Screen

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Official Trailer

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Tamara Lawrance Introduces July

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Official Preview

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