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Small Island Tickets

London
Olivier Theatre
24 Feb 2022 - 16 Apr 2022

Small Island Information

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.

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Opening date

February 24th, 2022

Closing date

April 16th, 2022

Categories

Closing, Opening, Play

Venue

Olivier Theatre

Show schedule

Sorry, no performance schedule available.

Olivier Theatre Information

Olivier Theatre
National Theatre South Bank, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9PX

Cast and creative

By: adapted by Helen Edmundson, based on the novel by Andrea Levy
Songs by: Benjamin Kwasi Burrell
Director: Rufus Norris
Cast list: Leonie Elliott, Mirren Mack, Martin Hutson, Leemore Marrett Jr., Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Chereen Buckley, Cavan Clarke, Adam Ewan, David Fielder, Amy Forrest, Andrew Frame, Stephanie Jacob, Sandra James-Young, CJ Johnson, Rebecca Lee, Rachel Lumberg, Alicia McKenzie, Daniel Norford, Tom Page, David Webber, Marcel White, Flo Wilson, Asad-Shareef Muhammad, Theo-Oliver Townsend, Nasri Thompson, Ta’lia Harvey, Hosanna-Reine Grimwade and Renee Hart
Design: Katrina Lindsay
Lighting: Paul Anderson
Costume: Katrina Lindsay
Choreography: Coral Messam
Sound: Ian Dickinson for Autograph

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