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Simon Schama's Rough Crossings

Drama-documentary charting the journey of the American slaves who were led to Africa, where they struggled to establish a colony in Sierra Leone, where they could be free.

Simon Schama presents a drama-documentary that charts the extraordinary journey of the American slaves who fought for the British side in the American War of Independence and were then led by a young Englishman to Africa. There, they struggled to establish a colony in Sierra Leone, where they could be free.

1 hour, 26 minutes

Last on

Thu 18 Oct 2018 22:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Simon Schama
Actor Stephen Campbell Moore
Actor Joseph Marcell
Actor Leo Wringer

Broadcasts

  • Fri 23 Mar 2007 21:05
  • Thu 18 Oct 2018 22:00

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