Geoffrey Robertson KC - How do we Fix a Turbulent World? - Sydney + Newcastle 2024

Geoffrey Robertson KC - How do we Fix a Turbulent World? - Sydney + Newcastle 2024


Posted 2024-04-16 by Vanessafollow

Thu 16 May 2024 - Tue 28 May 2024

All New Show - Live on Stage

One of the world's great legal minds grapples with the state of Australia and the world today during a provocative, insightful, witty, engaging evening, live on stage across Australia, in May 2024.

International human rights barrister and TV's 'Hypothetical' presenter Geoffrey Robertson AO, KC, analyses current affairs during a year in which 49% of the world's population across 64 countries, including the USA and Russia, will go to the polls. Some polls will be free and fair; others may be less so.

The all-new show will provide insight into Geoffrey Robertson's life and famous cases, his myriad of views on a wide range of topics, plus he will ask the question - How do we fix a turbulent world?

Tickets are now on sale through Ticketek. Early bookings are advised as places are strictly limited.

Thursday 16 May 2024
State Theatre

Tuesday 28 May 2024
Civic Theatre Newcastle

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About Geoffrey Robertson KC - Bio
Geoffrey Robertson AO KC is a barrister, author and one-time host of "Geoffrey Robertson's Hypotheticals" on the ABC. He is the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers, now the largest human rights practice in Europe, where he has mentored Amal Clooney, Jen Robinson, Keir Starmer and others.

His latest book 'The Trail of Vladimir Putin' will be published in 2024.

Robertson was 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 by Penguin/Random House in 2018.

Geoffrey Robertson's career has been marked by courage, determination and fierce independence, from his outspoken leadership of students in the 60s to his work fighting for the lives of death row inmates.

He was involved in the prosecution of General Pinochet and Hastings Banda and the defence of Salman Rushdie, Mike Tyson, Julian Assange and Lula, the President of Brazil.

Among many other things, he secured Yulia Tymoshenko's release from prison in Ukraine, exposed the Medellin Cartel's gunrunning in the Caribbean, and helped restore democracy in Fiji.

He is credited with changing how we think about human rights, notably through his book "Crimes Against Humanity".

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