Just An Ordinary Lawyer

Theatre (historical, political)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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

As the British Empire struggles to keep its colonial possessions, Nigerian lawyer Tunji Sowande quietly breaks through multiple barriers to become Britain’s first Black judge. A fine concert singer and keen cricket follower, 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 delivers ‘a masterclass in performance art, research and history’ (EdFringeReview.com).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Entrance to studio and accessible toilet is via level entrance to halls at 30 Lauriston Street. There is level access to the auditorium. Adapted WC located off foyer adjacent to performance space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Ashley Simms-Train 36 days ago

Both of Tayo Aluko’s plays are engrossing, well researched plays exploring the lives of important historical figures – showing how far the fight for equal rights has come, and unfortunately, how much further we have left to go. Many of the topics discussed are still relevant today, so these stories should not be forgotten. Highly recommended.

Sean 44 days ago

A story that should be told. Impeccably told with warmth, humour, poignancy and song. I was moved.


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Fringe Review 38 days ago

[An] enlightening and gripping play, meticulously directed by Amanda Huxtable.

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