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 inNT L this timely and moving story.
Show image (Leah Harvey) by Franklyn Rodgers
Running time: 3 hours 20 minutes (including interval)
Age Rating: 15