Invisible Histories

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19950318]

A four-part series on the histories of black people in Britain. 1: Packed Like Books. In the 18th century, human beings were "packed like books" as slave cargoes. David Dabydeen traces the fortunes of Olaudah Equiano and Ignatius Sancho , best-selling authors who subverted their slave status with grace and courage. With Hugh Quarshie as Equiano and Joe Dixon as Sancho.

Producer Fran Acheson. Rptd Sunday 8.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950318]

Unknown: David Dabydeen

Unknown: Ignatius Sancho

Unknown: Hugh Quarshie

Unknown: Joe Dixon

Producer: Fran Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

A four-part series on the histories of black people in Britain. 1: Packed Like Books. Presented by David Dabydeen. Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950319]

Presented By: David Dabydeen.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950325]

Afour-part series on the histories of black people in Britain. 2: Saartje,

Jonathan, Christian and Gambia. The runaway, the thief, the entertainer and the child servant.... Jackie Kay draws on written records to illuminate the stories of black Britons in the 18th and 19th centuries. With Adjoa Andoh , Hugh Quarshie , Siobhan Redmond and Sheena Shepherd.

Producer Fran Acheson. Rptd Sunday 8.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950325]

Unknown: Jackie Kay

Unknown: Adjoa Andoh

Unknown: Hugh Quarshie

Unknown: Siobhan Redmond

Unknown: Sheena Shepherd.

Producer: Fran Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950326]

Repeated from yesterday 4.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950401]

The histories of black people in Britain. 3: Living the Drama. In 1930s London, Ira Aldridge was establishing his career as one of the greatest Shakespearian actors of the day, while Mary Prince was telling the story of her life to the Anti-Slavery Society. David Dabydeen tells the story of two lives. With Joe Mydell as Ira Aldridge and Adjoa Andoh as Mary Prince.

Producer Fran Acheson. Rptd Sunday 8.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950401]

Unknown: Ira Aldridge

Unknown: Mary Prince

Unknown: David Dabydeen

Unknown: Joe Mydell

Unknown: Adjoa Andoh

Producer: Fran Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950402]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19950408]

Domestic Girls and Black Boys. Black Britons have lived and worked here for over two centuries. In the last of the series, Jackie Kay tells the story of Dido Elizabeth Belle , born both slave and great-niece of the Lord Chief

Justice of England, and uncovers the history of two Black Boy pubs. With Adjoa Andoh and William James.

Producer Fran Acheson. Rptd Sunday 8.30pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950408]

Unknown: Jackie Kay

Unknown: Dido Elizabeth Belle

Unknown: William James.

Producer: Fran Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950409]

Repeated from yesterday