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Small Island (NT Live)

NT Live: Small Island

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Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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.

Approx Running Time: 3hrs 40mins (includes interval)

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Tickets £12
Concessions £10
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