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“The world wasn’t designed for us to succeed playboy, you gotta clock that we’re living in an uneven society.”

During the summer holidays of 2009 Corey dreams of nothing but to hang around with his friends while ordering as much Morley’s as possible. Until Jodie comes along and makes Corey realise the changes that are happening within his beloved Lewisham Borough. Making Corey, for the first time, think about what path his future takes.

"Corey Bovell is a master story-teller who oozes charisma, captivating his audience throughout. The dynamic performance and Kwame Asiedu’s direction bring it to life with energy and emotion" Dress Review ★★★★


Written & Performed by Corey Bovell 

Direction by Kwame Asiedu
Movement Direction by Kara-Dee Rai
Design by Sandra Falase
Lighting Design by Pablo Baz Fernandez
Sound Design by XANA
Dramaturgy by Neil Grutchfield
PR by Alison Duguid
Stage Management by Frederick Zennor
Photography by Aeveen Barghi
Graphic Design by Fabienne Ayton

Videography by Dwayne Joseph Films

Produced by Oisel Productions & Rua Arts

Chicken Burger n Chips premiered at Brockley Jack Studio, Lewisham in 2020, co-produced by Rua Arts. With Oisel Productions it subsequently went on to feature as part of Brixton Houses opening season and returned for a run featuring Gamba Cole as the sole, lead actor who received a Black British Theatre Award 2023 nomination. 


Photo by Aeveen Barghi

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