Barber Shop Chronicles
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Barber Shop Chronicles
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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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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)

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 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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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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