Fuel has produced Ellams' work for theatre since his debut play 9 years ago and this show is the culmination of his travels around Africa and the UK. Barber Shop Chronicles
is a heart-warming and insightful new play, set in barber shops in Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra and London.Performers Emmanuel Ighodaro (Tokunbo/Paul/Simphiwe), David Webber (Abram/Ohene/Sizwe), Maynard Ezxiashi (Musa/Andile/Mensah), Anthony Ofoegbu (Emmanuel), Tobi Bamtefa (Kwame/Fabrice/Brian), Jo Servi (Elnathan/Other Roles), Rudolphe Mdlongwa (Tanaka/Fifi), Ade Dee Haastrup (Olawale/Wole/Kwabena/Simon), Michael Balogan (Winston/Shoni), Demmy Ladipo (Wallace/Timothy/Mohammed/Tinashe), Mohammed Mansaray (Samuel), Elander Moore (Ethan).
Author Inua Ellams. Producer National Theatre. Producer Leeds Playhoude. Company Fuel. Director Bijan Sheibani. Design Rae Smith. Lighting Jack Knowles. Director Aline David (movement). Sound Gareth Fry.