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Sancho & Me: For One Night Only

Presented by Sancho Productions Limited
City Varieties Music Hall
Paterson Joseph dressed in blue and red 18th Century military uniform sat against some wooden plans.

Charles Ignatius Sancho was born on a slave ship on the Atlantic Ocean in 1729, yet he became a writer, composer, shopkeeper and respected ‘man of letters’ in 18th century London.

Sancho & Me: For One Night Only is a performance by Paterson Joseph accompanied by Ben Park, co-creator, musical director and delivered directly to the audience, part-improvised each night and built around his recent novel The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho.

Described as ‘remarkable’, Sancho & Me: For One Night Only explores ideas of belonging, language, education, slavery, commerce, violence, threat, politics, music and love – and where these themes intersect with Paterson’s own story of being Black and British.

Event information

Running Time: 2hrs (approx. including interval)

Age Guidance: 12+

Triggers and advisories: TBC

Prices include a £2 booking fee and where applicable, a £1.20 charge for postage will be payable

Boxes are available to book by calling the Box Office on 0113 243 0808

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