Sancho: An Act of Remembrance
London Premiere
Wilton’s Music Hall
4-16 June 2018

Sancho: An Act of Remembrance
London Premiere JSancho: An Act of Remembrance, London Premiere

Presented by Pemberley Productions and Oxford Playhouse


After an international tour, Paterson Joseph’s new play receives its London premiere at Wilton's Music Hall. Co-directed by Simon Godwin 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, Paterson Joseph (National Theatre’s Emperor Jones, Royal Shakespeare Company’s Julius Caesar, Peep Show, Rellik, Timeless) inhabits the curious, daringly determined life of Ignatius Sancho.


Read our 2015 interview with Paterson Joseph | Read our review of Sancho: An Act of Remembrance



Info: Sancho: An Acto of Remembrance is at Wilton’s Music Hall from 4 -16 June 2018 | book tickets | Visit the official website for Sancho: An act of Remembrance





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