Recent Projects

Daughters of Fortune (2016-2020)

Researcher, writer, mentor and dramaturg for Mind The Gap theatre’s project about

learning disabled parents. This involved a large-scale national research project, academic papers,

three theatre productions, short films, an exhibition and a photo book.

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From Shore to Shore (2015–2019)

A trilingual play telling stories from Chinese communities in the north of England.

Two national tours to Chinese restaurants in conjunction with nine major theatres, funded by
Arts Council England.

                                                  

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Adapted for BBC Radio Four Afternoon Drama (December 2020)

 

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Edith Sitwell in Scarborough  (2020) 

Afternoon Drama for BBC Radio Four starring Glenda Jackson. Nominated for the Tinniswood Award and Best Radio Drama Award 2021.

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How to Make A Paper Crane/ Time Off etc

Four podcasts and three comic book storylines for Dr Bonnie Pang from Bath University in response to her research.

(2020-2021)

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Hidden History

(2018 – 2021)


Three site-specific outdoor performances written and researched with Daniel Foulds for Elsecar Heritage Centre, Bolling Hall, Bradford and The Piece Hall, Halifax.

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The Good Earth

(2021)

A two-part adaptation of the novel by Pearl S Buck for BBC Radio Four Classic Series.

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Micro-drama films and audio

(2019 ongoing)

 

Commissioned by Challenge Consultancy to write 20+ micro-drama films/audio for training. These take a narrative ‘light touch’ approach to equality,
diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Song of The Female Textile Workers

(2020 – 2021)

 

Storyline for mixed reality/digital media performance of Chinese Opera as part of the Bridging the Gaps research project led by  Dr Haili Ma of Leeds University

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Stirring Up the Past

(2021)


Two short audio dramas telling the stories of Leeds suffragette, Leonora Cohen, and Marks and Spencer’s first market stall. Written for Leeds Museums as part of an audio storytelling walk around Leeds.

Such Sweet Possession: The Life and Loves of Gentleman Jack

(Audiobook 2019)

The diaries of Anne Lister: A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation