Small Island ~ 27th June 2019

Small Island ~ 27th June 2019

Screening of this National Theatre “A Seat On The Front Row” performance is at 7.00pm on Thursday 27th June 2019

Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel, Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play at Parbold Picture House, 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.

Admission £12.50 – box office telephone 01257 463878 – all seats unreserved, but we advise you to buy your tickets in advance. Doors open 30 min before screening. Hot Drinks will be available in the interval, but other refreshments will be on sale beforehand too.

Buy tickets online: Standard tickets £13
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