spacerspacer

Entertainment

There are 20 profiles in this category : line

Profile Photo


Gok Wan

Fashion Stylist and TV Presenter

Categories
Entertainment. Fashion. Film, TV & Radio.

Born in 1974 in Leicester, Gok has worked in the fashion industry for the best part of a decade. Studying at London's prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama, he found himself drawn to hair and make-up over drama, prompting his entrée into the fashion industry and gaining him early work as a hair and make-up artist on titles such as The Sunday Times Style.

Finding himself dissatisfied with beauty alone, however, Gok decided to pursue his love of clothes as a fashion stylist.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Tom Wu

Actor, Movement Director

Categories
Arts. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Tom's forthcoming film roles include Fong in The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian, Juba in Mutant Chronicles and Tatsumi in The Tournament. He has recently appeared as Lord John in film Revolver and on television as Lee Jiyong in Whistleblower, Jimmy Wu in Diamond Geezer, Perak in The Ruby in the Smoke, Lao Ai in The First Emperor, Huang Lok in Casualty, Lin Liang Ren in Death on the Beach, The Omid Djalili show amongst others.

Actor Tom Wu was born in the New Territories, Hong Kong, and grew up in London’s Chinatown. At the age of 10 he began practising Martial Arts such as Hung Gar, Karate and Wing Chun and later took up acrobatics. In 1988 he competed for Britain at China’s International Wu-Shu (Martial Arts) Tournament and was awarded 2 Bronze Medals, and a Gold Medal.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


David Tse Ka-Shing

Freelance actor, writer, theatre director and film-maker. Creative Director of Chinatown Arts Space (part-time)

Categories
Arts. Culture. Education. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

David read law before training at Rose Bruford College (acting) and the Leicester Haymarket Theatre (directing). He studied Beijing Opera movement with Lee Siu Wah and during M. Butterfly with Jamie Guan. Inspired by East Asian physical style, he became Artistic Director of Yellow Earth Theatre where for 13 years, he successfully led the company to become the UK’s only revenue-funded British East Asian touring theatre.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Jennifer Lim

Actor and Filmmaker

Categories
Arts. Culture. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Jennifer Lim is an actress and filmmaker. Her acting work encompasses film, TV, theatre and radio in the UK and abroad.

Hailing originally from Singapore where her television appearances include the Mandarin series, Waves Of Courage and The Broadcaster, Jennifer is probably best known for her role as Kana in the smash hit horror film, Hostel. Written and directed by Eli Roth of Cabin Fever fame (himself the star of Quentin Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds) and exec produced by Tarantino, Hostel went on to gross more than $45 million at the U.S. box office.

Continue reading ...



line




Suan-Li Ong

Actress

Categories
Arts. Entertainment. Fashion. Film, TV & Radio.

Suan-Li Ong is a British Chinese actress born to parents originating from Malaysia and Hong Kong. She is a true Londoner having lived there for the majority of her life.

As a child she spent many days after school and weekends training Ballet which led to her very first performance at The Tricycle Theatre. Her passion for performance lent it's hand to fate and at the age of 14 she was scouted by a photographer and was instantly signed to Storm Model Management thus her modelling career began. With her Asian looks and London style she has carved out a successful career in commercial and high fashion.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Siu-see Hung 熊小颸

Actress

Categories
Arts. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio.

Siu-see is a mixed race British/Chinese actress and voice artist based London. Born to a Chinese father and an English mother, Siu-see grew up in Hong Kong before coming to England to study dance at London Studio Centre in 2006.

Siu-see loved growing up in a mixed household, and feels so grateful that she got to grow up in an environment of both Chinese and British cultures.

Siu-see is tri-lingual, able to speak English, her mother tongue (literally!), Cantonese and Mandarin.

After working as a musical theatre dancer for a number of years, Siu-see re-trained as an actress, graduating with an MA in acting from Arts Educational Schools London in 2012.

Since graduating, Siu-see has consistently worked in theatre and voice-overs, as well as appearing in a number of films and TV pilots.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Daniel York

Actor, writer, director, film maker, musician, composer, polemicist

Categories
Arts. Culture. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Music. Theatre.

Born of mixed Singapore Chinese/British parentage, as an actor has appeared at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal Court, Royal National Theatre, Edinburgh Traverse, Hampstead, The Gate, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Manchester Library, Leicester Haymarket and was Fortinbras opposite Alan Rickman’s Hamlet at Riverside Studios. For Mu-lan Theatre Company played leading roles in their award winning productions of Porcelain and The Magic Fundoshi as well in Sun Is Shining which played to sold out audiences at the King’s Head and Battersea Arts Centre in London as well as off Broadway New York. Has also worked extensively in Singapore for Singapore Repertory Theatre, tHEATREwORKs, Wild Rice and Pangdemonium as well as appearing at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in Yellow Earth’s English & Mandarin production of King Lear and touring the US in the acclaimed Aquila Theatre Company’s tour of Aristophanes’ The Birds.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Liz Chi Yen Liew 柳琪妍

Musician / Composer

Categories
Entertainment. Music.

LIZ CHI YEN LIEW is a musician and composer. She studied the piano and violin at the junior Royal Academy of Music, gained A's in practical and theoretical Music A levels, won an organ scholarship, then graduated with a Bachelor of Science Honours Music degree at City University in London whilst also completing her Licentiate of Guildhall School of Music performance diploma.

After her rigorous classical music training she ventured into the world of pop music and has since toured/performed/recorded with diverse artists including Moby, Gnarls Barkley, Goldfrapp, Nelly Furtado, Lamb, Asian Dub Foundation, KLF/Orb, Barry Adamson.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Jo Ho

Screenwriter and Film Director

Categories
Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Literature.

Jo Ho is a self-taught, award-winning British Born Chinese screenwriter and director who was recently named Winner of the Women In Film and Television's 'New Talent' Award (2010). In the same week, she was also nominated for The CDN's 'Best Breakthrough Production Talent' Award, with her TV series, Spirit Warriors now in the running for 'Best Children's Programme' at 2011 Broadcast Award's.

Last year, she was named one of the Top Ten Outstanding Young Chinese People in the UK, and presented with the Big Ben Award for her 'Outstanding Achievement by a Chinese Woman in the UK Film and Television Industry’.

She has been selected for international development schemes including Pygmalion (Pal Labs) and was sponsored by AMPAS (Oscars), NFTS and Film Council on a trip to LA, as one of UK’s top upcoming talents.

Continue reading ...



line

Profile Photo


Stephen Hoo 何天放

Actor

Categories
Arts. Entertainment. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Stephen Hoo born and raised in London studied Theatre at The Brit Performing Arts School. He then went on to study Modern and Classical Chinese at The School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), where he also studied Film & Theatre of China, Taiwan and the Diaspora.

Stephen is proud of his Chinese heritage and actively seeks work where these themes are present. He has played the infamous Song Liling in David Henry Hwangs subversive “M.Butterfly”, the rough mainlander Ming opposite David Tse in Simon Wu's “Wolf in the House”, adopted Terry in Rikki Beadle-blair's “HOME”, the drunken foul mouthed Charlie in “BODEGA LUNG FAT” at The Hackney Empire and British born Chinese Chris in Soho Theatre's “Soho Streets”.

Continue reading ...



line

Page 1 of 2   |   Next >

Profile Categories
line