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War, romance, infidelity and social unrest.

Overview

Follow three intricately connected stories of Jamaicans and Londoners involved in World War Two. 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 we trace the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

Series Cast

  1. David Oyelowo

    David Oyelowo

    Gilbert

    2 Episodes

  2. Ashley Walters

    Ashley Walters

    Michael

    2 Episodes

  3. Benedict Cumberbatch

    Benedict Cumberbatch

    Bernard

    2 Episodes

  4. Naomie Harris

    Naomie Harris

    Hortense

    2 Episodes

  5. Ruth Wilson

    Ruth Wilson

    Queenie

    2 Episodes

  6. Shaun Parkes

    Shaun Parkes

    Winston

    2 Episodes

  7. Hugh Quarshie

    Hugh Quarshie

    Narrator

    2 Episodes

  8. Roger Sloman

    Roger Sloman

    Mr. Todd

    2 Episodes

  9. Rachel Pickup

    Rachel Pickup

    Mrs. Ryder

    1 Episode

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Last Season

Small Island

Season 1

2009 | 2 Episodes

Season 1 of Small Island premiered on December 6, 2009.

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Small Island
Small Island

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Status Ended

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Type Miniseries

Original Language English

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