Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots.
Following their lives through the Second World War until the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury, hopes for the future soon meet the stubborn reality of post-war Britain.
Adapted by Helen Edmundson and directed by Rufus Norris, this 'resonant, funny and moving' (★★★★★ Mail on Sunday) play brings to life the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.
Visually ravishing tale with an epic sweep
Tremendous, tragi-comic dance
Utterly sensational – an engrossing, all-embracing piece of theatre
A vital and engrossing revival
Enthralling Windrush drama makes stylish return
Leemore Marrett Jr and Leonie Elliott deliver winning performances