FIVE STARS “One of the most important plays of the year. Superb production. Outstanding performances. Andrea Levy’s epic makes momentous theatre.” – the Guardian
Extraordinary. Charming performances. Spectacular adaptation of Andrea Levy’s Windrush novel. – Observer
Epic and inspiring. Exceptional performances.” – DailyTepegraph
Andrea Levy’s epic, Orange Prize-winning novel bursts to new life on the Olivier stage. A company of 40 tells a story which journeys from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.
Adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, Small Island 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.
Running Time: Approx. 3hrs
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