Meet Mary Ellis.
We’re in Jamaica in the 19th century.
Slavery has just been abolished.
She’s a first-gang field ‘worker’ on the Amity plantation, living among a group of former slaves empowered by their freshly acquired Freedom.
Meet them tonight.
‘The Long Song’, episode 2.
Directed by Mahalia Belo
Tonight at 9pm on BBC One
Picture by Carlos Rodriguez