27th April 2021
FREE but booking required.
Join Chinese Art Now in conversation with five British East Asian women across theatre, film and TV who have had extensive career paths.
Actress and filmmaker whose work encompasses film, TV, theatre and radio in the UK and abroad. Film appearances includes Eli Roth’s cult horror smash ‘Hostel’, ‘A Monster Calls’ and ‘Piercing Brightness’. Previously worked at The National Theatre, Birmingham Rep, Young Vic, The Finborough, HOME and American Repertory Theatre. Most recent work includes ‘Overheard’ by CAN, ‘Freedom Hi!’ which won SHOW OF THE WEEK at The Vaults, ‘ British People’ by Uncertain Kingdom which was based on ‘Citizens of Nowhere’ now available on Amazon, BFI Player etc
Ming is a director for stage and film; she is a Creative Associate at Headlong and a reader for Traverse and Bruntwood Prize. Credits include: Does My Bomb Look Big in This (Soho Theatre), Overheard (Nottingham Lakeside/York Theatre Royal/Wun’s), No Bond So Strong (mac Birmingham), Lòng Mẹ (Vaults Fest 2020)
Ming writes for stage, screen and audio. Credits include: The Things We Never Said (WGGB Best Radio Drama 2018), EastEnders, Casualty, Riot Girls: Male Order (BBC); Citizens of Nowhere (CAN); British People (The Uncertain Kingdom); she is currently on Sphinx Theatre’s Sphinx 30 programme (main stage plays by female playwrights).
An activist, dyslexic, transracial adoptee, of EA/SEA heritage. She has 40 years’ experience as an actor, published playwright & poet. Film credits include Ping Pong & Secrets & Lies. Theatre includes: Royal Exchange, Bristol Old Vic & The Royal Shakespeare Company. TV includes: Call The Midwife & Shadow & Bone.
Pik-sen Lim is a East Asian actor originally from Malaysia who has appeared on British television since the 1960s. As one of the most familiar Chinese actors, her recent works include British People (Dir. by LabKy Mo), I Am A Unicorn (dir. By Natalie Malla) and This Way Up (Channel 4 – Series II).