For free updates and exclusive new content Sign up

British performer and creator Michaela Coel burst onto the UK’s comedy scene with a sassy, awkward, whirlwind of a character in the form of Tracey. At its very best, Chewing Gum is a cringe-worthy, audacious and ebullient look at a young woman’s quest not just to have sex but to transcend the boundaries of her council estate.


  • Tom Marshall
  • Simon Neal


  • Michaela Coel


  • Michaela Coel
  • Susan Wokoma
  • Robert Lonsdale


Twenty-something shop assistant Tracey (Michaela Coel) is obsessed with two things: Beyoncé and losing her virginity. She attempts to expand her horizons beyond the council estate where she lives with her devoutly religious mother and experience more life.