Battleface

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by Battleface
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“People in West London want to live forever. They think death will not find them. Death is not for them. How can they die when they have so much to give, to offer, to find, to take, to have, to make, to feel, to SAY, for god’s sake?”

Camilla, a journo for hipster rag Gun Magazine, has a new assignment. She’s interviewing Ablah, West London’s most sought-after botox doctor.

As the two begin to dissect ideals of beauty, they conjure a world where botox can act for bullets and chemical peels become weapons. In this brave new world, the tables are turned and it’s Ablah’s turn for a close up. Is she ready to go under the knife?

From celebrated poet, playwright, performer and writer Sabrina Mahfouz comes this zinging new thriller about the face value of one woman’s choice to conform.

Early development supported by the National Theatre.

Location: St Stephen’s C of E Primary School

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Agni Scott, Ablah
Agni Scott
Agni Scott plays Ablah in Battleface Theatre includes The Odyssey (Bristol Old Vic/ Liverpool Everyman), The Importance of Being Earnest (New Repertory Theatre, Boston), Pericles (NJ Shakespeare Festival), Electra (Hartford Stage Company), Hypsipile (Greek Institute in Boston), La Fenix (Raw Space, NYC) and Orestia (National Theatre of Cyprus). Films include Bridget Jones’ Baby, Young Messiah, Opa!, The Hamburg Cell, and Akamas.TV includes The Red Tent, Strikeback, The Shadow Line, Identity, New Tricks, House of Saddam, Spooks, The English Harem and The Grid.
Jeany Spark, Camilla
Jeany Spark
Jeany Spark plays Camilla Battleface Jeany trained at RADA. Theatre includes Waste (Almeida), A Voyage Round My Father (Salisbury Playhouse), Moscow Live (High Tide Festival) and Cafe Red (Trafalgar Studios). TV includes Wallander, Jericho, The Interceptor, Sherlock, Man Down, Da Vinci's Demons, The Line of Duty and Black Mirror.  Radio includes It Came In With a Lass, Tuesday's Child, The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, and Silk: The Clerks' Room (all BBC Radio Drama).  Film includes Red Lights and The Fifth Estate.

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17 Dec
Ha! I often get this as an interpreter and speak about it in #supervision Interesting read! @bushtheatre https://t.co/f7D94iNgGv
Martin Fox-Roberts
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17 Dec
I wrote this thing for @bushtheatre and I talk about having a face rash xo https://t.co/lsY5jZeFdW
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17 Dec
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