Sancho, Wilton’s Music Hall

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By Laura Kressly

Like many before and after him, Ignatius Sancho was born on a slave ship in 1729. Unlike other slaves, the orphan received an education, married, owned property, published letters and compositions, and was the first black person to vote in a British election. 

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Leave Taking, Bush Theatre

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by guest critic Joanna Trainor

“He wants me to know who I am.”

Sometimes you can question why a theatre has chosen a particular moment to produce a revival of a show. This is not one of those times.

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