Orange Tree Theatre
-PATERSON JOSEPH - OLD EVENT

After an international tour, s new play comes to the Orange Tree. Performed by the author and co-directed by ( and at the National Theatre), this is the little-known story of a man who lived a remarkable life.

Born on a slave ship, educated in secret, he became a composer, actor, anti-slavery campaigner, and the first Afro-Briton to vote in a British general election. Sancho's story casts new light on the often misunderstood narratives of the African-British experience.

In this revealing, funny one-man show, National Theatre's , RSC's ) inhabits the curious, daringly determined life of Charles 'Sancho' Ignatius. ★★★★ ★★★★

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  • 70 minutes
  • All tickets £20
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August
3-11