Call Mr Robeson on in Smock Alley Theatre

Tayo Aluko & Friends

A rollercoaster journey through African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson’s remarkable life, highlighting his pioneering and heroic political activism. Features Ol’ Man River and other famous songs, much fiery oratory, and a defiant testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee.

First-rate … an admirable introduction to a great pioneering performer” (★★★★) The Guardian

“A stunning piece of musical theatre…. high quality drama, first class singing” Fringe Review, Edinburgh Fringe, 2010

“A brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.” Dirt & Candy

“Never less than utterly believable” British Theatre Guide

“Simply told but immensely powerful” The Scotsman

“A must-see experience, a treasure of a show. TOP PICK!” DC Theater Scene

Recommended Age : 12+
Running time : 85 mins