Been So Long

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Been So Long
MusicArthur Darvill
LyricsArthur Darvill
BookChé Walker
BasisChé Walker's play
Been So Long
Productions2009 Young Vic London
2009 Traverse Theatre Scotland

Been So Long is a soul/funk musical with music and lyrics by Arthur Darvill and book by Ché Walker. The musical is based on the 1998 play of the same name.

Been So Long premiered at the Young Vic on July 11, 2009[1] and then transferred to Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh on August 7, 2009 as part of the Edinburgh Festival.[2] A live cast recording was also made of the production.[3]


Original Cast

Film adaptation[edit]

In May 2017, Film Constellation confirmed that Tinge Krishnan has finished filming the movie with Michaela Coel as Simone.[4]


  1. ^ Young Vic homepage.
  2. ^ Traverse Theatre homepage.
  3. ^ Young Vic Theatre - information page about Been So Long (Live)
  4. ^ Mitchell, Robert (7 May 2017). "Cannes: First Look at British Musical 'Been So Long' (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved 22 November 2017.

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