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Roots

Series 1

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Drama series remake about an African slave sold in America. Kunta marries beautiful slave Belle and the two have a daughter, Kizzy, who inherits her father's defiant spirit. Show more

Contributors

Kunta Kinte:
Malachi Kirby
Voice of Alex Haley:
Laurence Fishburne
Teen Miss Kizzy:
E'Myri Lee Crutchfield
John Waller:
James Purefoy
Elizabeth Waller:
Katie McGuinness
Connelly:
Tony Curran
Dr William Waller:
Matthew Goode
Missy Waller:
G Hannelius
Patricia Lea:
Shannon Lucio
Omoro Kinte:
Babs Olusanmokun
Kintango:
Chris Obi
Executive Producer:
Barry Jossen
Executive Producer:
Lawrence Konner
Executive Producer:
Will Packer
Executive Producer:
Marc Toberoff
Executive Producer:
Mark Wolper

Roots

Series 1

Episode 3

Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

US mini series. George grows up to become involved in cockfighting. His flamboyancy and impressive bird-training skills earn him the nickname of Chicken George. Show more

Contributors

Chicken George:
Regé-Jean Page
Alex Haley/Narrator:
Laurence Fishburne
Matilda:
Erica Tazel
William Byrd:
Brett Rice
Patricia Lea:
Shannon Lucio
Kunta Kinte:
Malachi Kirby
Sir Eric Russell:
Adam Fergus
Miss Malizy:
Carol Sutton
Sheriff's Deputy:
Brett Baker
Director:
Thomas Carter
Executive Producer:
Packer Will
Executive Producer:
Marc Toberoff
Executive Producer:
Korin Huggins
Executive Producer:
Mark Wolper
Producer:
Ann Kindberg