Confirmed for BBC Four on 1 March at 9pm to 10.25pm

Ep 4/4

Wednesday 1 March



After 20 years in England, Chicken George (Regé-Jean Page) makes his way back to America and reaches Tom Lea's (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) farm, where he hopes to be reunited with his family.

But tracking down his long-lost relations and making up for lost time won't be easy. Meanwhile, the American Civil War breaks out and lines are drawn.

Also featuring: Laurence Fishbone as Alex Haley, Erica Tazel as Matilda, Anna Paquin as Nancy Holt, Lane Garrison as Frederick Murray, Tip T.I. Harris as Cyrus, Sedale Threatt Jr as Tom and Mekhi Phifer as Jerusalem, Carol Sutton as Miss Malizy, Malachi Kirby as Kunta Kinte and Joy Jacobson as Charlotte Murray.

Pictured: Chicken George (Regé-Jean Page)