Small Island - on stage and on screen

See Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel in The Eye

SMALL ISLAND, Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel, comes to the stage of Britain's National Theatre, and the Thursday June 27 performance will be broadcast live to The Eye, Wellpark, at 7pm.

Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through WWII to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica; Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer; and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. For all three, hope and humanity meet stubborn reality.

For more information and booking see www.eyecinema.ie or call 091 - 780078.

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