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Yomi Sode’s sell-out show returns to the Roundhouse. The performance on Monday 2 October will be a followed by a 30 minute Q&A with Yomi.
Where I’m from, hardly anyone is exposed to the arts. There’s a load of talent but no guidance. Roundhouse changed my life.Benna Read my story
*Fees are £1.95 per transaction
Running time: Approx. 60 mins
The performance on Monday 2 October will be a followed by a 30 minute Q&A with Yomi.
Latecomers will be admitted at a suitable break in the performance
Age recommendation: 14+
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
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