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The Shed at the National Theatre (photo Phillip Vile)

Chewing Gum Dreams

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Nadia Fall directs Michaela Coel’s one-woman show recalling those last days of innocence before adulthood. Read More >

Nadia Fall directs Michaela Coel in the actress’ one-woman show recalling those last days of innocence before adulthood.

Winner of the 2012 Alfred Fagon Award for the best new stage play, Chewing Gum Dreams tells of Tracey Gordon, the 67 bus, friendship, sex, UK garage, school, music, teachers, friendship, periods, emergency contraceptive, arse and tits, friendship, raves, tampons, white boys, God, money, friendship. Aaron, Candice, sex and Connor Jones.

Michaela Coel’s previous credits for the National Theatre include Blurred Lines and Home, both of which have been staged in The Shed.

This show is suitable for those aged 15 and older.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 17/03/2014

Closing Night: 05/04/2014

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