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In the second part of his four-part series, historian David Olusoga explores the business of slavery and remembers the black sailors who fought for Britain at Trafalgar.

He also celebrates a Georgian boxing superstar and the men and women who crossed continents in pursuit of freedom.

59 minutes

Clips

Music Played

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

  • 00:11

    Kartellen

    Lilla Flicka

  • 00:11

    Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra

    Reminiscing

  • 00:32

    Mac Mavis

    Healing Time

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter David Olusoga
Producer Naomi Austin
Director Naomi Austin
Series Producer James Van Der Pool
Executive Producer Chris Granlund

Broadcasts

  • Wed 16 Nov 2016 21:00
  • Thu 17 Nov 2016 23:15
  • Thu 17 Nov 2016 23:45
  • Tue 29 Nov 2016 03:05
  • Wed 30 May 2018 22:00
  • Tue 15 Oct 2019 01:15

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