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.
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
Gail Renard Chair of the Writer's Guild (WGGB)
Rebecca Boey Writer, actor and producer
Diana Yeh Lecturer City, University of London
Rosa Fong Filmmaker, academic and producer / director of BEAST short films.
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.