Joe Bor: The Story of Walter and Herbert

Comedy (storytelling, theatre)

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  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Award-winning comedian Joe Bor retells the story of the friendship between his grandad (world-renowned town planner, Walter Bor) and his grandad's best friend (world-renowned comedy actor, Herbert Lom) and their journey from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to the UK. 'Natural born comic ability' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Joe Bor is a must see' (Alan Carr). 'Great at comedy' (Jack Whitehall).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Access into the venue with a wheelchair can become restricted once the majority of the audience have been sat. Please turn up with ample time so you can be admitted first to ensure ease of access. If not using the ramp there are 10 steps into this venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 6 - 10
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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How and when to make an access booking

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  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 67 days ago

This deeply moving piece of storytelling recounts the friendship between Joe Bor’s grandfather (the town planner Walter Bor) and the actor Herbert Lom. Bor was prompted to tell the story as an apology for ignoring his grandfather in his youth, and to commemorate the Holocaust victims whose stories will never...

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The List (3/5 stars) 69 days ago

An emotional trip back in time for a returning comic...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 69 days ago

When Joe Bor held his stag do in Prague, there was greater significance than the usual alcoholic escapades. The Jewish comic's grandfather, Walter, fled the city from the Nazis and lost several of his immediate family to the concentration camps. He was helped to escape by his best friend, the...

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