Barber Shop Chronicles
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Barber Shop Chronicles

Barber Shop Chronicles London Reviews and Tickets

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Funny, Absorbing, Intelligent, Great staging, Great writing

About the Show

Inua Ellams' exhilarating play which captures male conversations in barbershops across the world.

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22 Reviews | 0 Followers
Intelligent, Funny, Great staging, Great writing, Absorbing

See it if You like new and brilliant writing, absorbing characters, and international settings

Don't see it if You like a smaller, more focused cast - there's lots of characters in this!

Critic Reviews (4)

The London Evening Standard
July 25th, 2019

Inua Ellams’s witty study of black masculinity has lost a layer of intimacy in its transfer from the National Theatre’s Dorfman to the cavernous Roundhouse but remains a thrilling piece of work.
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Time Out London
July 25th, 2019

Inua Ellams’s brilliantly vivid, funny, moving drama about the importance of barber shops to the black African and diaspora experience
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The Guardian (UK)
July 26th, 2019

Inua Ellams’ beautifully observed work is a pulsing and poetic delight; a sweeping snapshot of life as an African man as a dizzying host of customers take a seat, relax and let us into their lives.
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The Arts Desk
July 25th, 2019

Riotous theatre at its best...Must-see show takes place in barber shops in London, Lagos, Accra, Harare, Kampala, Johannesburg
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