Director: Rufus Norris; Written by: Andrea Levy; Cast: (the cast may change on different dates) CJ Beckford, Paul Bentall, Jacqueline Boatswain, Phoebe Frances Brown, Chereen Buckley, Cavan Clarke, Shiloh Coke, Beatie Edney, Gershwyn Eustache Jnr, Adam Ewan, David Fielder, Amy Forrest, Leah Harvey, John Hastings, Stephanie Jacob, Sandra James-Young, CJ Johnson, Natey Jones, Trevor Laird, Rebecca Lee, Aisling Loftus, Johann Myers, Daniel Norford, Andrew Rothney
Based on Andrea Levy's Orange Prize-winning novel and adapted for the stage by Helen Edmundson, Small Island tells the story of the Windrush generation, and the journey they made from Jamaica to Britain at the end of the Second World War.
The play follows three intricately connected and tangled stories. In the first one Hortense is yearning for a new life away from rural Jamaica, whilst Gilbert is dreaming about becoming a lawyer. Queenie, meanwhile, is just longing to escape her Lincolnshire roots.
Stephen Sondheim’s Follies – 6 to 11 May 2019 – Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical 'Follies' will be coming to the National Theatre for a strictly limited one-week run.
Peter Gynt — National Theatre – 27 Jun to 8 Oct 2019 – Follow Peter Gynt as he travels from Florida to Scotland via Egypt and a mountain of trolls, in a new version of Henrik Ibsen's story
The Secret River — National Theatre – 22 Aug to 7 Sep 2019 – A story about an English convict who lands in Australia to find that the land he wants already belongs to the locals
Ian McKellan On Stage – 15 Sep 2019 – Ian McKellan will be talking about his career and reprising some of his most memorable characters on the screen and stage
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – 6 Nov 2017 to 28 Sep 2019 – 'Everybody's Talking About Jamie' is all about overcoming prejudice, with songs by The Feeling's Dan Gillespie Sells.
TINA — The Tina Turner Musical – 21 Mar to 21 Dec 2019 – TINA tells the story of Tina Turner, from her humble start in Nutbush to her transformation into a global superstar.
Watch some magic at the Magic Circle – 9 Apr, 14 May, 4, 18 Jun, 3, 17 Sep, 8, 22 Oct, 5, 12 and 19 Nov 2019 – Look around their museum and then sit down to enjoy an evening of magic at the Magic Circle's very own headquarters
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