Barber Shop Chronicles

Barber Shop Chronicles


One day. Six cities. A thousand stories.

Following a sell-out run at the National Theatre, Inua Ellams’ acclaimed Barber Shop Chronicles makes a much-anticipated visit to Oxford.

Newsroom, political platform, local hotspot, confession box, preacher-pulpit and football stadium. For generations, African men have gathered in barber shops to discuss the world. These are places where the banter can be barbed and the truth is always telling.

Directed by Olivier award-winning Bijan Sheibani, Barber Shop Chronicles is a heart-warming, hilarious and insightful new play that leaps from a barber shop in Peckham to Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos and Accra over the course of a single day.

Duration: 1 hour 45mins with no interval

Book Tickets

  • Wed 9 Oct 7:30 PM Captioned £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Thu 10 Oct 2:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Thu 10 Oct 7:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Fri 11 Oct 8:00 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Sat 12 Oct 2:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
  • Sat 12 Oct 7:30 PM £30.00/£21.00/£15.00/£10.00
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Book Tickets

  • Wed 9 October 7:30 PM Captioned
  • Thu 10 October 2:30 PM
  • Thu 10 October 7:30 PM
  • Fri 11 October 8:00 PM
  • Sat 12 October 2:30 PM
  • Sat 12 October 7:30 PM

A Fuel, National Theatre & Leeds Playhouse co-production

Age guideline 12+

Post show talk: Thursday

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