Summer holidays in South London. Corey dreams of hanging with his friends. Until Jodie comes along and everything changes.
“The world wasn’t designed for us to succeed playboy, you gotta clock that we’re living in an uneven society.”
Summer holidays in South London, Corey dreams of nothing but hanging around with his friends while ordering as much Morley’s as possible. Until Jodie comes along and makes him realise the changes which are happening within his beloved Lewisham Borough. Making Corey, for the first time, think about what path his future takes and question his friends.
A raw and nostalgic coming of age story about growing up in South London. Directed by Almeida Theatre Resident Director T.D Moyo, Corey Bovell’s fast-paced, witty play tells a story about gentrification and the impact it’s having on the lives of its youths.
★★★★ “Corey Bovell is a master storyteller who oozes charisma, captivating his audience throughout.” Dress Circle Reviews
★★★★ “Bovell’s writing is sharp, accessible and witty, creating recognisable characters and situations that had the young audience giggling and nodding along.” Fairy Power Productions
“Masterful storytelling on display from Corey Bovell in this one-man show.” The British Blacklist
“Bovell’s writing and performance are sharp, accessible and witty, creating recognisable characters and situations that had the young audiences giggling and nodding along.” London Pub Theatre
Contains themes of violence, strong language, cooking fried chicken, flashing lights and moments of total darkness.
Tickets: Previews £15, £11 concessions. Standard £21, £17 concessions.
Recommended age: 14+
Duration: 1 hours 10 minutes
I Love Black Theatre 2019