Born in Nigeria. Climb a mango tree. Get hit by a Peugeot 405. Move to the North Peckham Estate. Fall in love with Khami. Have a fight by the P.E. gym. Start writing Grime lyrics. Begin selling drugs. Get my heart broken by Abigail. Get stabbed. Get shot. Move to Marylebone. Become an English teacher. Become a poet. Make a play.
Based on the life and works of Spread the Word's Young People's Laureate for London, Caleb Femi. Goldfish Bowl is an edgy, loud and vital look at the way we view ourselves and the way we view others, told through spoken word, live grime and breathtaking visuals. Featuring DJ / Music Producer Lex Amor and illustrations by Olivia Twist. These are preview performances.
Co-commissioned by the Albany, Battersea Arts Centre and Roundhouse.
Post-show talk Friday 6 October.
This event is at Canada Water Culture Space.