Half of a Yellow Sun

Following twin sisters Olanna and Kainene as their lives take very different courses after they are swept up in the turbulence of civil war in 1960s Nigeria.

Based on the award-winning bestseller by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

28 days left to watch

1 hour, 44 minutes

Last on

Yesterday 00:35

Music Played

Add music you love and enjoy it with My Tracks

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes


Role Contributor
Olanna Thandie Newton
Odenigbo Chiwetel Ejiofor
Richard Joseph Mawle
Ugwu John Boyega
Kainene Anika Noni Rose
Captain Dutse Hakeem Kae-Kazim
Okeoma Babou Ceesay
Aniekwena OC Ukeje
Redhead Charles Robert Davide
Professor Lehman Paul Hampshire
Amala Susan Wokoma
Ms Adebayo Genevieve Nnaji
Director Biyi Bandele


  • Sun 24 Apr 2016 22:00
  • Sun 14 May 2017 22:00
  • Yesterday 00:35