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John Barnes

Celebrity genealogy series. John Barnes sets out to investigate the extraordinary role his grandfather, Frank Hill, played in Jamaica's struggle for self-rule.

Fifty years after Jamaica gained independence from Britain, former footballer and sports pundit John Barnes sets out to investigate the extraordinary role his grandfather Frank Hill played in the island's struggle for self-rule.

John discovers how his grandfather became the subject of secret telegrams and why he was interned by the British during World War II. John also uncovers how, from being at the heart of Jamaican politics, Frank fell from grace among his political allies.

59 minutes

Last on

Wed 29 Mar 2017 14:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant John Barnes
Series Producer Colette Flight
Director Russell England

Broadcasts

  • Wed 17 Oct 2012 21:00
  • Tue 19 Feb 2013 02:05
  • Thu 6 Nov 2014 15:50
  • Mon 7 Mar 2016 14:00
  • Wed 29 Mar 2017 14:45

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