NT Live presents
adapted by Helen Edmundson
based on the novel by Andrea Levy
Captured live on stage at the National
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Thursday 6th February
Show starts at 7:30 pm
Doors open 7:00 pm, show starts 7:30pm.
Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to
life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the playin
cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live's
Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain,
through the Second World War to 1948 - the year the HMT Empire
Windrush docked at Tilbury.
The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense
yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of
becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire
roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces
the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre
in this timely and moving story.
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