An Independent People is a History Documentary programme that first aired in 2013.

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An Independent People: Taking Root

Series 1, episode 1

A major new landmark series. William Crawley tells the dramatic story of Ulster's Presbyterians, the largest Protestant denomination in Northern Ireland. Beginning with the foundation of the church in the 17th century, Crawley follows the fortunes of Ulster's Presbyterians through four centuries of challenge and change. In this episode, Crawley tells the story of the rebel Scottish ministers who first established the Presbyterian church on Irish soil and follows their struggle for religious liberty throughout their first turbulent century in Ireland