Black and British: A Forgotten History

May 2017
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4x 60 mins

Directed by:

James Van Der Pool & Naomi Austin

Production Company:

BBC Studios


Historian David Olusoga explores the enduring relationship between Britain and people whose origins lie in Africa. From the African trumpeter in the Tudor Courts to Queen Victoria’s African God daughter, it’s a history that has almost been forgotten. In this series, David puts the record straight, while at the same time erecting 20 plaques across Britain, Africa and the Caribbean, commemorating significant people and events.

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