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Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition

In Development


When a Nottinghamshire mine is threatened with closure, a determined teenage girl decides to write a bitingly honest account of a community in turmoil, keeping secret the fact she’s gradually going blind.

Writer – Georgie Morrell, Co-writer and Director – Naomi Wright.

Georgie Morrell is a comedian, writer and actor, recently nominated for BBC Audio Awards ‘Best Debut Performance’. Georgie took her debut 4-star show, ‘A Poke in the Eye’, to Edinburgh Fringe 2016, which then transferred to the Soho Theatre. It returned to Edinburgh 2017 alongside her second full-length show, ‘The Morrell High Ground’, to sold-out performances. Both shows are currently touring. Both Georgie and her work have featured on BBC 5Live, BBC Radio 4 and Channel 5, along with Time Out, Insight and Metro. Georgie is an advocate for disabled rights and regularly writes for The Huffington Post. ‘Blind Ambition’ is her feature film debut.