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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

It’s No Longer Hypothetical for Geoffrey Robertson QC

Geoffrey Robertson AO QC is bringing his new live show Its No Longer Hypothetical to Newcastle in 2021.

The national tour will debut at the Civic Theatre on 20 May before travelling to other states.

Tickets are on sale via www.lateralevents.com

Experience a provocative, insightful and witty evening with international human rights judge and barrister Robertson.

He is known worldwide and respected for his work as an academic, author and broadcaster – and one of the world’s great minds.

Robertson is heading home to challenge fellow Australians and explain what is happening in and to the world. 

He will take to the stage in an evening of thought and analysis as he discusses some of the of the big issues of our time.

He’ll speak about Brexit and Trump in a post-truth era and calls for Australia’s constitutional regeneration after the bushfires, too.

Robertson will explain what is really happening to the Royal Family and to Julian Assange, how fake news distorts democracy and how to stop the rich from inheriting the world. 

This show will provide an insight into Robertson’s life and famous cases, and his current crusade to restore cultural property to the people – including indigenous Australians from whom it has been stolen. 

Robertson was a one-time host of Geoffrey Robertson’s Hypotheticals on the ABC.

He is also the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers; now the largest human rights practice in Europe; where he has been mentor to Amal Clooney, Jen Robinson, Keir Starmer and others.

Born and bred in Sydney, a Rhodes scholarship took him to England where he is now based, and he holds dual citizenship.

He is a Master of the Middle Temple and a visiting professor at the New College of Humanities.

His autobiography, Rather His Own Man – In Courts with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers was published in 2018.

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