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Small Island:
Performance On Screen


Venue

Raffertys Theatre

Dates

04 August - 20 June 2020

Event Type

Cinema Screening

National Theatre Live
SMALL ISLAND
Adapted by Helen Edmundson
Based on the novel by Andrea Levy


Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Captured live on stage in London as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday, experience the play on Riverside’s big screen.

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, England.

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 London in this timely and moving story.

Classification
E – Exempt from Classification


Dates & Times

General Public Screenings
Sunday 4 August 2019 at 1pm
Sunday 11 August at 2pm

Schools Screenings
This title is available for Cinema On Demand for schools from 4 August 2019 – 26 June 2020. Click here for more information.



National Theatre Live: Small Island

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Duration

Approximately 2 hours 50 minutes (Including interval)

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