How to make a button open a lightbox video?


I am trying to create a button; that when you click it, it will open a lightbox video on the page.

I have been looking up other solutions but I have not been able to create a solution on my page.

Could someone please help me if they know a solution.

Many thanks.

Interesting question. I have had a look around and I think this may help
hyperlink - Using jQuery to programmatically click an link - Stack Overflow
Look at number 4 reply.
He is using a button to click a link to got to a url, but it should not matter what link type it points to.
If you get it to work, reply with example.