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The play journeys from Jamaica to Britain through the Second World War to 1948, the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. Small Island
follows the intricately connected stories of Hortense, newly arrived in London, landlady Queenie and servicemen Gilbert and Bernard. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as, with epic sweep, the play uncovers the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.Performers Leah Harvey (Hortense), Aisling Loftus (Queenie), Gershwyn Eustache Jnr (Gilbert), CJ Beckford, Jacqueline Boatslwain, Phoebe Frances Brown, Chereen Buckley, Cavan Clarke, Shiloh Coke, Beatie Edney, Adam Ewan, David Fielder, Amy Forrest, John Hastings, Stephanie Jacob, Sandra James-Young, Natey Jones, Trevor Laird, Johann Myers, Andrew Rothney.
Book by Andrea Levy. Adapted by Helen Edmundson. Producer National Theatre. Director Rufus Norris. Design Katrina Lindsay. Costume Katrina Lindsay. Design Jon Driscoll (projection). Lighting Paul Anderson. Music Benjamin Kwasi Burrell. Sound Ian Dickinson (for Autograph). Director Coral Messam (movement). Director Kate Waters (fight).
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