Episode 1 | Roots

Drama series remake about an African slave sold in America and of his descendants. Kunta Kinte is kidnapped, sold to English slave traders and brought to Maryland in the US.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'34'09''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • History | The Slave Trade

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Roots
  • Episode: 1