BRITISH EAST ASIAN WRITERS - ARE WE 'EXPERIENCED' ENOUGH?
BRITISH EAST ASIAN WRITERS - ARE WE 'EXPERIENCED' ENOUGH?

BRITISH EAST ASIAN WRITERS - ARE WE 'EXPERIENCED' ENOUGH?

A Forum on British East Asian (BEA) Writers and Writing

30 MAR 5.30pm


Tickets are free but places are limited, so please book in advance.


In light of the recent controversy around CBBC’s newly commissioned children sitcom ‘Living With The Lams’, a conversation exploring the working environment of British East Asian
writers feels more urgent than ever.

Join Kumiko Mendl, Artistic Director of Yellow Earth Theatre, to discuss BEA writing in Theatre and TV.


PANEL INCLUDES


Anne Edyvean Head of the BBC Writers Room

Kyo Choi Writer on Yellow Earth’s Professional Writers’ Programme (PWP)

Emma Ko TV and screen writer 

Joanne Lau Yellow Earth PWP writer and BBC Comedy Room writer

Amy Ng Yellow Earth PWP writer, writer of Under the Umbrella and BBC Writersroom writer

Daniel York Loh Actor, playwright and activist and chair of Equity Minority Members Committee 

Gail Renard Chair of the Writer's Guild (WGGB)

Rebecca Boey Writer, actor and producer

 

And catch the final performances of Amy Ng’s powerful new play Under the Umbrella, also playing at Tara Theatre, before and after the forum. Tickets and more information here.

You may also be interested in Typhoon WEST - staged script in hand readings of 4 new BEA plays developed as part of Yellow Earth’s two year Professional Writers’ Programme at Soho Theatre Fridays 22 and 29 March 1-5pm. Details here.

 

 

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