Barber Shop Chronicles is Inua Ellams’ smash-hit play about the places where the banter can be barbed, and the truth always is telling.
Directed by Olivier Award-winning director Bijan Sheibani, this heart-warming, hilarious and insightful new play leaps from a barber shop in Peckham to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra over the course of a single day.
Barber Shop Chronicles, a co-production with Fuel and Leeds Playhouse, is streaming for free from 7pm on Thursday 14 May.
Available until 7pm on Thursday 21 May 2020.
It is subtitled. The running time is 1 hour 45 minutes with no interval. Suitable for ages 12+.
This never-before-seen archive recording was filmed live on stage at London’s National Theatre.
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