About the TV Show
First Air Date: September 15, 1996
|First Aired on||:||1996|
|Seasons/Episodes||:||8 episodes in 1 Seasons|
Martin Shaw stars as Cecil Rhodes, the man whose controversial career included the creation of de Beers, the addition of nearly one million square miles to the Britain's African Empire, and had given his name to a country (Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe) larger than most of Europe. Martin Shaw's son plays the younger Rhodes and other cast members include Neil Pearson, Frances Barber and Ken Stott.