Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Thursday to Saturday, March [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Thursday to Saturday, March [...]

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THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, MARCH 23 Theatre / Barber Shop Chronicles The idea of using a hair salon as a setting for drama has, of course, been deployed on many occasions in shows such as Cutting It and Coronation Street. But while those shows largely focussed on female characters, it's much less common to see men share their innermost secrets while getting a trim.

Which is where Inua Ellams' Barber Shop Chronicles comes in - the internationally acclaimed stage play which explores masculinity against the backdrop of various barber shops in the UK and Africa. Inspired by the barber shops in Ellams' hometown of Peckham, south London, Barber Shop Chronicles looks at the special place they hold in the hearts of African men - an environment where they can feel comfortable displaying their emotions and asking for advice. …

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