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17 October

Model Behaviour

by Issy Knowles

Directed by Rachael Head

Fresh off a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, Model Behaviour is a cut-throat, cathartic unveiling of a brutal and idolised industry. Told entirely through the eyes of a fictitious young model, we are taken through the casting process, the pressure of fashion week, and the heart-breaking narrative of one women desperately unsure as to whether she can ever be anything more.

Written and performed by former model Issy Knowles, and produced and directed by Rachael Head, this all-female production is a strong, funny and unapologetic one woman show which spares no punches. With recent year’s revelations and horrifying scandals sparking the incredible #MeToo campaign, there has never been a better time to lift the lid on one of the most secretive industries in the world.

“Extremely funny and the dialogue sparkles” David Walliams

★★★★ Thought-provoking and powerful... Jokes as funny and skillfully structured as many of the top stand up comedians
—The Scotsman
★★★★ Knowles is excellent in her role... A dynamic, captivating winner of a show
—Edinburgh 49
★★★★ The comedy effect is gauranteed... Knowles is both funny and captivating
—Everything Theatre
★★★★ Knowles' skill is in making genuinely funny comedy... Excellent, entertaining, and unsettling tale of exploitation
—EdFringe Review

Text

Issy Knowles

Direction

Rachael Head
Best £20
Standard £18
Value £12
Restricted £10

Standard tickets are £12 or less with Arcola Passport.

Running time: 50 minutes approximately .

Suitable for 16+
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London, E8 3DL
020 7503 1646

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