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Digital Event

Barber Shop Chronicles at Home

14 May - 21 May 2020
Fuel, National Theatre and Leeds Playhouse

Barber Shop Chronicles made a triumphant return, to the comfort of your own home!

Barber Shop Chronicles was an addition to #NationalTheatreAtHome, which brought theatre to your screens for free.

A National Theatre, Fuel, and Leeds Playhouse co-production, Barber Shop Chronicles by Inua Ellams told the interwoven tales of black men from across the globe who for generations have gathered in barber shops where the banter is barbed and the truth is always telling.

This never-before-seen archive recording was from the production’s second sold-out run at the National Theatre in 2017.

Original cast Australia and New Zealand
Tour 2018
North America Tour
UK Tour
Autumn Tour
Fisayo Akinade Maynard Eziashi Maynard Eziashi Maynard Eziashi Maynard Eziashi
Hammed Animashaun Cyril Nri Patrice Naiambana Emmanuel Ighodaro Emmanuel Ighodaro
Peter Bankolé Patrice Naiambana David Webber David Webber Mohammed Mansaray
Maynard Eziashi David Webber Tuwaine Barrett Tobi Bamtefa Ade Dee Haastrup
Simon Manyonda Abdul Salis Mohammed Mansaray Mohammed Mansaray Demmy Ladipo
Patrice Naiambana Sule Rimi Alhaji Fofana Rudolphe Mdlongwa Micah Balfour
Cyril Nri Peter Bankolé Elliot Edusah Ade Dee Haastrup Okorie Chukwu
Kwami Odoom Kwami Odoom Soloman Israel Michael Balogun Tom Moutchi
Sule Rimi Tuwaine Barrett Anthony Ofoegbu Anthony Ofoegbu Anthony Ofoegbu
Abdul Salis Bayo Gbadamosi Kenneth Omole Demmy Ladipo Elmi Rashid Elmi
David Webber David Ajao Ekow Quartey Elander Moore Eric Shango
Anthony Welsh Martins Imhangbe Jo Servi Jo Servi David Webber


Inua Ellams Sebastian Born Lydia Crimp India Chadwick
Bijan Sheibani Tom Lyons Leian John-Baptiste Stefania Practor
Rae Smith Simon Godwin Kwami Odoom Mekel Edwards
Jack Knowles Amy Ball Lotte Hines Company Stage Manager
Aline David Fiona Bardsley Sarah Cowan Rachel Bowen
Gareth Fry Louise Marchland Paris Julia Reid Francesca Duvall
Michael Henry Laura Howells Lindsey Knight Anthony Hannah
Kev McCurdy Amir Sherhan Laura Hammond Emma Rangel
Stella Oduniami Richard Eustace Jessica Dixon Lindsey Knight
Peter Atkpo Joni Carter Sylvia Darkwa-Ohemeng
Charmian Hoare Naomi Brooks Lekan Lawal
Hazel Holder Catherine Morgan Louis Hammond CDG