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Just An Ordinary Lawyer: Tayo Aluko

Thu. February 2nd 2017 Metro Studio $23

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Just An Ordinary Lawyer: Tayo Aluko

Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britai...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Thu. February 2nd 2017 + Add to Calendar Metro Studio (All Ages)
8:00pm $23.00


Tayo Aluko

Presented by:

Intrepid Theatre
Producers of the annual UNO Fest (May-June), Victoria Fringe...
Open / Operational

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Physical tickets at: Ticket Rocket

Event Description

Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britain's first Black judge in 1978. Also a fine concert singer and keen cricket lover, he muses on international politics and history as they affect the Black world from Africa to the USA and Britain, from the point of view of one who would rather watch sports, and spread love and peace through the medium of song.

Recalling heroic sporting achievements alongside epoch-defining political events, Tayo Aluko follows the multi-award-winning Call Mr. Robeson with another "brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art" (DirtAndCandy.com).

"Another triumph... that thrills and touches" (5 Stars) - British Theatre Guide

"Prepare to be bowled over" (4 stars) - Wirral Globe

Presented in partnership with the BC Black History Awareness Society.


*More Information*

Tickets will also be available at door for $25.00, 1 hour prior to show time, subject to availability.


Review: Just an Ordinary Lawyer

Published by: Monday Magazine
Author: Sheila Martindale


Metro Studio
1411 Quadra (at Johnson)
Fully Accessible see details
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Just An Ordinary Lawyer: Tayo Aluko @ Metro Studio Feb 2 2017 - Jul 12th @ Metro Studio

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