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Benjamin Yeoh Seng-Loong

Writer

Ben is an award winning writer. He is one of the first British born Chinese writers to be performed in the UK.

Ben was born near London to a Singaporean mother and Malaysian father. He studied at Westminster School, Cambridge University and Harvard University.

Ben studied experimental psychology, behavioural neuroscience within Natural Sciences at Cambridge. There he also started directing plays. He won a scholarship to Harvard, where he trained in dramaturgy, directing and writing.

Since university Ben has worked as a pharmaceutical analyst and stockbroker as well as a writer and has taken a special interest in Socially Responsible Investing.

Ben is vice-chair of the board of Talawa Theatre Company and sits on the advisory committee for the CIS (Co-operative investment Society) Sustainable Leaders investment trust.

He has written several plays including: NAKAMITSU (Gate Theatre, Gate award winner), YELLOW GENTLEMEN (Oval House, Yellow Earth Theatre), LEMON LOVE (Finborough Theatre) and LOST IN PERU (Camden People's Theatre).

Radio work: PLACES IN BETWEEN (BBC Radio 4, Times, Guardian, Pick of the Day), PATENT BREAKING LIFE SAVING (BBC World Service), INVENTOR OF FIREWORKS (BBC Radio 3).

Currently, Ben lives and works in London.

Note : If you'd like to contact Benjamin Yeoh Seng-Loong, please follow the instructions at the bottom of the Enquiries page.


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Updated on 23 March, 2008


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