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OJÀ ( The Market)

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Black History Month 2021


OJÀ( The Market) by John Akinde, directed by Monaé Robinson and produced by Poetic Impact. The play opens the Young, Gifted and Black Festival (2021) at Theatre Peckham and is showing on Sept 30th, Oct 1st, Oct 2nd.

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Event Details

Address:Theatre Peckham
221 Havil St

Post code:SE5 7SB

Tickets:General Admission - £15
Concession (Students, OAPs and those on benefits) - £12
Peckham Local (hyperlocal postcodes in SE5/SE15) - £10



They heard. They came. Now they see London’s not what it’s claimed to be.

Peppered with Afrobeat Rhythms, John Akinde’s debut play journeys through the lives of a migrant couple as they struggle to find their feet in their Newfoundland. Directed by Monaé Robinson and produced by Poetic Impact, OJÀ explores unemployment, illegal immigration, and deprivation.

As the play seeks to uncover the real impact of the black market on communities, audiences are given an insight into an underground world where everyday people fight to survive by any means necessary.


By Bus:Bus routes 12, 36, 171, 345 & 436

By Tube:The nearest Overground stations are Denmark Hill and Peckham Rye, each about 15 minutes walking distance. Buses connect to Elephant & Castle (12 & 171), Vauxhall (36, 436), Peckham Rye (12) and Brixton (345) stations.

By Train:The nearest Overground stations are Denmark Hill and Peckham Rye, each about 15 minutes walking distance.



Access for wheelchair usersAccess for wheelchair users

Adapted toiletAdapted toilet

Disability trainingDisability awareness training received

Level access toiletLevel access toilet

Positive about disabledPositive about disabled people

Seat availableSeat available

The whole building is fully accessible. Including step-free access to the foyer, theatre and downstairs studio. We also have accessible toilets both on the ground floor and upstairs. Our first floor is accessible by a lift in our foyer. Please speak to a member of staff should you need any assistance.

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