An epic journey in search of freedom, based on Simon Schama's bestseller. Read More >
As the American War of Independence reaches its climax, a plantation slave and a British naval officer embark on an epic journey in search of freedom. Divided by barriers of race but united in their ambitions for equality, their convictions will change attitudes towards slavery forever.
From the deep south of America to the scorched earth of West Africa, Rough Crossings is a compelling true story that marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire.