Watch: The Long Song Season 1 Episode 1

On The Long Song Season 1 Episode 1, the Christmas riots and the abolition of slavery turn the world of Amity upside down and throw July’s destiny into question. But when order is restored and new overseer Robert Goodwin arrives at Amity, July and Caroline are both intrigued by his seemingly revolutionary plans to improve the plantation. Could his ideals change everything? You can watch the full episode below.

About the show:

July is born to a field slave at the Amity sugar cane plantation, run by John and his younger sister Caroline. On a spoilt whim, Caroline decides she wants to train the adorable July as her personal maid, so she is taken from her mother and forced to live in the great house. As July grows into a teenager, she learns how to handle her mistress, with her own small victories along the way.