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Written by: Nick Maynard 

Directed by: Mingyu Lin

Cast: Suni La and Charlotte Woolfe


Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and when the beholder is wealthy your beauty can be his.

Nick Maynard

I was born and brought up in the North of England. Originally trained as an actor, now I write wrongs as a literary mercenary – selling words on the black market to anybody who has the money to buy them.

Mingyu Lin

Ming is a director for stage and film, she trained at RCSSD and is an alumna of the Royal Court Writers' Program. She has directed and written a number of short films which have won finalist awards for Sundance Shorts, Sci-Fi London, Enter the Pitch and ITN's Nativity Factor and been screened in festivals worldwide. For stage she has directed for The Albany, Blue Elephant, Tamasha, Punchline and Trikhon Theatre. Recent stage credits include: Silently Hoping by Iskandar Sharazuddin (Arcola, Miniaturists),  A Sweet Life/One Last Time by Guleraana Mir (One Fest, The Space), Grotto by Claire Walmsley (Next Up Talent, National Theatre Studios), Germline by Ness Lyons and Finding José by Amal Chatterjee (Foreign Goods 3, The Arcola),  She Was Never Lost by Allie Costa (Glass Splinters, Pleasance), Twenty One Sixty Five by Jules Orcullo (earth., Lyric Hammersmith), Comfort Women rehearsed reading by Lucy Sheen (Women and War Festival, Streatham Hill Theatre), Jack and I by Matt Lim (Punchline Productions, Otherplace Brighton Fringe and Baron's Court), Finding Chinatown by David Henry Huang (Pokfulam Productions, Theatre 503), Hear Me Now (Tamasha Theatre, Rich Mix) and Rice Paper Tales (Trikhon Theatre, the Albany and mac Birmingham). Her upcoming projects include directing The Collector by Nick Maynard for the London Science Fiction Theatre Festival at The Space and a new commission by Drama St Mary's for T Junction Festival.

Suni La

Suni La is a versatile actress of Chinese and Vietnamese heritage, born in Scotland and based in London. She trained at ALRA on the 3 year acting course and has since worked in Theatre, Screen and Radio.

Screen credits include: Trust Me (BBC/RED Production Company), Just Eat  (Academy Films), Panic (White Night Films) Best British Feature nominated at Raindance film festival, Between You and Me (Open Hatch), Blue Pen (filmpro).

Theatre credits include: The Disappearance of Dorothy Lawrence (Vital Xposure), My Skype Family (ice&fire), Fox Attack (National Theatre of Scotland), Running on the Cracks (Tron Theatre/Pilot Theatre).

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Charlotte Woolfe

Charlotte Woolfe is a trilingual actress. She most recently played Mara in the Luxembourgish TV series Zemmer ze verlounen and Eurycide in the BAFTA round making Di Tre Re. Woolfe is an experienced stage, screen and voice actress. She appeared on stage as Princess Katherine (Henry V, British Touring Shakespeare), Cornelia (The White Devil), Natty (The Appointment, Bread&Roses), C (The Club, Old Vic Workrooms) and Jonny (Let The Right One In, LOST Theatre)  and lent her voice to projects such as Spectre (007), Allied, Humans, The Night Manager and The Danish Girl. In her non-acting capacity, she works on robotics and artificial intelligence.

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