Project Description


  • DIRECTOR: Tinge Krishnan (Junkhearts)
  • PRODUCERS: Nadine Marsh-Edwards, Amanda Jenks.
  • CAST: MICHAELA COEL (Chewing Gum), ARINZÉ KENE (The Pass, Top Boy).
  • SUPPORTING CAST: Ronke Adekoluejo (Chewing Gum), George Mackay (Captain Fantastic) and Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones).
  • GENRE: Musical


A modern day romance set on the streets of London’s historical musical hot-bed of Camden. We follow Simone (Michaela Coel), a dedicated single mother who, on an unlikely night on the town is charmed by a handsome yet troubled stranger (Arinzé Kene); unravelling old and new feelings amongst the neighbourhood. An exploration of love, life and change; BEEN SO LONG is an ode to the unique and vivacious energy of London, revealing the rich melting pot of experiences that make up an ever-changing city.