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The long song / a Heyday Television production for BBC ; produced by Roopesh Parekh ; written by Sarah Williams ; directed by Mahalia Belo.

Parekh, Roopesh, 1973- (television producer.). Williams, Sarah (Sarah B.), (screenwriter.). Belo, Mahalia, (television director.). Lawrance, Tamara, 1994- (actor.). Atwell, Hayley, 1982- (actor.). Lowden, Jack, 1990- (actor.). Croll, Doña (actor.). Henry, Lenny, (actor.). Kene, Arinze, (actor.). Levy, Andrea, 1956-2019 Television adaptation of (work): Long song. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster,, publisher.). BBC One (Television station : London, England), (broadcaster.). Tamara Lawrance, Hayley Atwell, Jack Lowden, Leo Bill, Doña Croll, Lenny Henry, Arinze Kene. (Cast).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bethlehem Area Public Library System.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Valley Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethlehem Main Library DVD (Text) 33062009417073 New Adult DVD Fiction Checked Out 06/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712860
  • ISBN: 153171286X
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Washington, DC] : PBS, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Andrea Levy.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series on BBC One in 2018.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tamara Lawrance, Hayley Atwell, Jack Lowden, Leo Bill, Doña Croll, Lenny Henry, Arinze Kene.
Summary, etc.:
Follows the indomitable young slave, July, who works on a sugarcane plantation owned by her detestable mistress, Caroline Mortimer. Their lives change with the arrival of the charming new overseer, Robert Goodwin, who sets out to improve the plantation for both the slaves and the mistress. Told from July's perspective as she reflects upon her life, it's a tale of love, hope and defiance in the face of unjustice.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
In English; with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
Subject: Levy, Andrea, 1956-2019 > Television adaptations.
Slavery > Jamaica > 19th century > Drama.
Plantations > Drama.
Genre: Historical television programs.
Fiction television programs.
Television programs.
Television series.
Television mini-series.
Television adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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