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Daniel York

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

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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.

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Leila Wong 王丽雅

Actress

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Film, TV & Radio.

Leila is a Chinese-born actress currently based in London, United Kingdom. Although she spent most of her teenage years in the UK, Leila spent her childhood moving between Hong Kong and London. She is fluent in both English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) and enjoys travelling and working internationally.

Her love for acting began to blossom at the age of 7 when she played the role of a “Royal Child” at the Anna Scher Theatre for their “The King & I” production in 1999, which turned into a true passion at the age of 10 when she played the lead role of “Snow White” in a school play. As a child she trained at the Anna Scher Theatre in Islington, London for a number of years where she studied singing, dancing and acting. Funnily enough she only went there to “hang out with my friends” as an after school activity.

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Zoë Baxter

DJ/Radio presenter

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Arts. Culture. Film, TV & Radio. Music.

Zoë Baxter started DJing at parties in 2000 and progressed to Internet radio and then community radio. She has always had a keen interest in East Asian cinema and cuisine and this lead her to investigate East Asian music. Zoë collects vinyl with a specialist interest in 1960’s ‘Asia Beat’, Reggae and Rhythm & Blues.



In 2005 she presented and produced Ni Hao Chinatown parts 1 & 2 for the London community arts radio station Resonance FM focusing on the Save Chinatown Campaign and the history of Chinese immigration in London. 



Following on from this Zoë has presented and produced 5 series of Lucky Cat for Resonance FM as well as documentary features on Chinagrass (folk music from the grasslands of China) and Heroines of Hong Kong and Chinese Cinema.

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Jo Ho

Screenwriter and Film Director

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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.

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Gemma Chan

Actress

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Film, TV & Radio.

British actress Gemma Chan was born in London and grew up in Kent. Her mother is of Scottish-Chinese heritage and her father grew up in Hong Kong. She studied law at Worcester College, Oxford University and upon graduating was offered a job with a leading law firm.

However she turned it down in order to pursue her acting career, going on to train at the prestigious and notoriously tough Drama Centre London, a drama school that has produced actors such as Paul Bettany, Anne-Marie Duff, Colin Firth and Pierce Brosnan. Spotted at her showcase by British film producer Damian Jones (The History Boys, Kidulthood, Welcome to Sarajevo), she then signed to acting agent Nicki van Gelder, who has guided the careers of Samantha Morton and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Alice Lee

Actress / Writer / Producer

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Film, TV & Radio.

Alice Lee has been a television, stage and film actress since 2003 and has worked in Australia, Hong Kong, China and the UK. In Hong Kong, she has worked with many distinguished directors such as Tsui Hak and Wong Jing. She appeared in Stephen Fung’s Diary on the leading HK terrestrial broadcaster TVB, co-presented a chat show on Hong Kong Cable TV and interviewed the chef, Martin Yan (Yan Can Cook) for Martin Yan’s Hong Kong which was broadcast globally.

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Jeremy Tiang 程异

Actor, writer

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Arts. Film, TV & Radio. Literature. Theatre.

Jeremy is originally from Singapore, and is equally fluent in Mandarin and English. After reading English Literature at Oxford, he trained as an actor at Drama Centre London.

Performance credits include Peace Pagoda (Royal Opera House), The First Emperor (British Museum/ Yellow Earth Theatre), Jingo (Finborough), Ex Humare (King's Head Theatre), Hounslow West (Theatre503), Men of Monsters (Hen & Chickens), Rendition Monologues, The Illegals, Seven Years With Hard Labour (iceandfire), A Singapore Carol (Singapore Repertory Theatre), 8.3 Minutes (short film, opposite Colin Salmon), The Madness of the Dance (short film, opposite Maxine Peake), and the Bollywood film Show Man. Jeremy has also taken part in rehearsed readings for the Royal Court, Soho Theatre and King's Head Theatre.

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Stephen Hoo 何天放

Actor

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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”.

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Jason Lai

Cellist, Pianist, Composer, Conductor and Broadcaster

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Education. Film, TV & Radio. Music.

Born in the UK, Jason Lai began his musical studies at the age of eleven and was awarded a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music, Manchester, to study cello with Raphael Wallfisch and Gillian Thoday.

In 1993 he was awarded a Hadow Scholarship to read music and composition at Oxford University. During his time at Oxford he was invited by the Allegri Quartet to join them for several performances in the University and on tour in the UK, he was also appointed Music Director of the Oxford University Philharmonia which gave him his first chances to conduct major repertoire.

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Irene Ng

Actor, Creative Artist, Presenter

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Arts. Film, TV & Radio. Theatre.

Irene has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. She is British Chinese and grew up in the suburbs of London. She started modelling in her teens before going to drama school to train as an actress.

She graduated from Drama Studio London (NCDT) in 1993 and since then has worked internationally in film, television, theatre, radio, commercials, and as a presenter. Notably she was Lead Supporting actress to Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor in feature films "Nightwatch" and "Rogue Trader" respectively. Irene is also host and anchor for Oracle WebTV.

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