Africa's Great Civilisations is a Documentary programme.

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Africa's Great Civilisations

Henry Louis Gates Jr travels the length and breadth of Africa to explore the continent's epic and revelatory history. The first episode examines the origins of human existence and the anthropological and scientific discoveries that point to Africa as the genetic home of all currently living humanity.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)

When is Africa's Great Civilisations next on TV?

It's next showing on PBS America (Freeview) Tonight, 7:30pm and on PBS America Plus 1 Tonight, 8:30pm. See more...

Main Cast

Mark Bates
Henry Louis Gates Jr
Virginia Quinn
Karen McGann
Graeme Hart