NT Live: Small Island
From the National Theatre in London, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.
Director: Rufus Norris
Thu 27 Jun 7pm Book Now
Duration: 170 mins TBC
AGE Rating: Cert 12A TBC
Under 18s £10
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.