Small Island - National Theatre at Home

202018jun(jun 18)7:00 pm25(jun 25)7:00 pmSmall Island - National Theatre at Home

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Filmed live during its sold-out run in 2019, the National Theatre’s epic production of Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island is streaming.  National Theatre at Home to mark Windrush Day 2020.

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 between Jamaica and the UK.

A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the Olivier Theatre in this timely and moving story.

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June 18, 2020 7:00 pm - June 25, 2020 7:00 pm(GMT+00:00)

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