REVIEW: Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre at Home

This is a gloriously funny and heartfelt play that offers a fascinating insight into how the barbers is a place of vital importance for African men. Spanning from barber shops in Peckham to Johannesburg and places in between, Inua Ellams has created an immensely clever and thought provoking play that examines the lives of African… Read More

Review Round Up: A Taste of Honey, Trafalgar Studios

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Bijan Sheibani’s production. The Upcoming: **** “A Taste of Honey might not be the sweetest story, but that doesn’t mean it lacks heart. With the once shocking elements of homosexuality and interracial relationships now simply an embraced aspect of modern life, this revival is able to cast… Read More

NEWS: Barber Shop Chronicles to Return to London

Inua Ellams’ acclaimed play will return to London to play at the  Roundhouse from the 18th July.  Following on from two sold out runs at the National Theatre in 2017, acclaimed performances at Leeds Playhouse and hugely successful tours of Australia, New Zealand, the United States of America and Canada, Barber Shop Chronicles will play a six week run at the Roundhouse. Newsroom, political platform, local hotspot,… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for The Brothers Size at the Young Vic

Casting has been confirmed for the Young Vic Theatre’s upcoming production, playing at the theatre from the 19th January 2018.  Ritual and reality intertwine in the sparkling, award-winning play by Oscar-winning writer of Moonlight Tarell Alvin McCraney. The African-American working class meets Yoruba mythology when the Brothers Size reconnect after a spell in prison. The Young Vic Theatre… Read More

NEWS: Full Cast and Extra Dates Confirmed for Barber Shop Chronicles

Returning to the National Theatre from the 20th November, full casting and extra dates have been confirmed for Bijan Sheibani’s production.    Following on from the sell out run at the National Theatre the autumn performances of Inua Ellams’ play will see the same twelve actors returning to the production to reprise their roles for the new run… Read More