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Episode 2

Small Island Episode 2 of 2

The emotional and moving climax to the stories of Hortense, Queenie and Gilbert whose lives entwine in post Second World War London.

Hortense begins her new life in England and soon learns it is not the golden land she hoped it would be. She and Gilbert suffer racism and ignorance, but in adversity they discover new qualities in each other and begin to fall in love. Queenie is shocked when her husband Bernard returns to her after years away. When she goes into labour and has a baby by a mysterious father, the lives of all four are changed forever.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 20 Apr 2010 21:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Hortense Naomie Harris
Queenie Ruth Wilson
GilbertDavid Oyelowo
BernardBenedict Cumberbatch
Michael Ashley Walters
Narrator Hugh Quarshie
Winston Shaun Parkes
Mr ToddRoger Sloman
Mr JohnsonTom Watt
ShopkeeperBilly Carter
PO Worker 1Jonathan Harden
PO Worker 2Neal McWilliams
Woman with sweetGillian Raine
Young LadAndrew McMahon
Young LadJoseph Hearns
Mrs HarperLaura Hughes
JosephineKerri McLean
GranddaughterCara Shearer
GrandsonLee Simmonds
DirectorJohn Alexander
ProducerJoanna Anderson
ProducerVicky Licorish
ProducerGrainne Marmion
WriterPaula Milne
WriterSarah Williams