The Brit List: Model Agyness Deyn Discusses Her High-Profile Stage Debut

The Brit List's Asha Leo (left) chatted with model-turned-actress Agyness Deyn in London.

British model Agyness Deyn has traded the runway for the West End stage in playwright Francois Archambault‘s The Leisure Society, a dark comedy co-starring Ed Stoppard (son of playwright Sir Tom), Melanie Gray, and John Schwab. The play, directed by Harry Burton, depicts a drunken dinner party that takes a sharp downhill turn. She talks to The Brit List’s Asha Leo about the demands of this high-profile first part.


Here, Agyness talks about the rehearsal process for The Leisure Society and her upcoming projects.


Agyness explains how she was cast in The Leisure Society.


Asha asks Agyness if being a model prepared her for the rigors of the theater.


With modeling, creating her own jewelry, and acting in films and on the stage under her belt, is there anything Agyness Deyn won’t try?


In The Leisure Society, Agyness is up against some heavy-hitters. Is she intimidated? She responds here:


Will Agyness Deyn pursue acting full-time, or will she continue modeling?


How interested are you in seeing The Leisure Society?