Small Island - National Theatre Live

Small Island - National Theatre Live

Thursday, 27th June 2019

Doors Open: 6.30pm   Show Starts at: 7.00pm

Prices: In Advance £10.00   On the door £12.00  

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NOTE - THIS IS A CINEMA SCREENING RECORDED IN FRONT OF A LIVE AUDIENCE AT LONDON'S NATIONAL THEATRE

National Theatre Live is a groundbreaking initiative to broadcast the best of British theatre to cinemas around the world via satellite. It has been a huge hit in the UK, and will be coming to Selby Town Hall throughout 2019.

SMALL ISLAND

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

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