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|Amber Agha ( also credited as Amber Agar)|
Hampstead, London, England, UK
|Years active||2002 - present|
Educated at Francis Holland School. Law degree from Cambridge University. Trained at RADA. She has performed at the National Theatre in The Man of Mode as Harriet, alongside Tom Hardy and Hayley Atwell Series regular for Murder City, with Kris Marshall and Amanda Donohoe. Guest artist in Holby City twice, EastEnders, Totally Frank, Green Wing, Doctors and The Bill. Other stage work includes The Orange Tree Theatre, Soho Theatre, Riverside Studios with Ed Stoppard and Hampstead Theatre.
In 2009 WhatsonStage named her as one of the "exciting young actors" of 2009 for her portrayal of Marian in Clare Bayley's The Container at The Young Vic directed by Tom Wright, with Abhin Galeya and Doreene Blackstock. Also in 2009 she took on the role of Justice for Jean campaigner Yasmin Khan in This Much is True at Theatre 503. Directed by Tim Roseman and written by Paul Unwin, creator of Holby City and Casualty for BBC. The cast included Justine Waddell and Gerald Kyd. The show was based on first hand accounts of the Jean Charles de Menezes case, including testimony heard for the first time.
2010 saw Amber work alongside Lawrence Fox and Kevin Whately in Lewis, with Brenda Fricker in a special episode of Casualty and take on a lead guest role in the last ever episode of Waking The Dead for BBC- to be aired early in 2011. In 2011 Amber started rehearsals for Reading Hebron at The Orange Tree Theatre.
She has been a published poet for Arrival Press and Pyramid Press for a number of years. Winner of The Times International Poetry Competition at University. In 2010 her collection "In The Arms of Lyra" was published as an ebook and paperback.
She is producer for her company Cheeky Maggot Productions CMP. Showcasing new writing at The Hampstead Theatre, Soho Theatre, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, The Lost Festival ( winning entry) and The Cockpit Theatre. The company has worked with prominent actors including Doug Rao, Ewen Macintosh, Lucy Davenport, Anna Tolputt, Susan Salmon.
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