26 OCT – 19 JAN 2014 Masterpieces of Chinese Painting at the V&A

The Victoria & Albert Museum presents Masterpieces of Chinese Painting 700 – 1900 – a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see rare surviving works of art drawn from collections around the world. The exhibition will run for 3 months from 26 October onwards whereby visitors can explore over 70 of the finest examples of Chinese painting, from More...

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By Editorial On Sunday, October 20th, 2013

29 OCT – 01 NOV Dimsum Nights 3

Yellow Earth’s unique show combining Chinese Dim Sum with theatre is back by popular demand! Performed in the New World Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown, more brand new bite sized pieces of original theatre More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

01 OCT – 10 NOV SEA Arts Festival, London

The first Southeast Asian arts festival takes place in over 20 venues across London during October and November.  The SEA ArtsFest will be bringing the work of Southeast Asia and those inspired by Southeast Asia More...

By Tuey Mac On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

03 OCT 2013 – 05 JAN 2014 Shunga sex and pleasure in Japanese art exhibition

Startling explicit and erotic paintings form the basis of a Japanese art exhibition at the British Museum this winter. Discover Japanese prints, paintings and drawings like no other. Produced from 1600 to 1900 More...

By Editorial On Sunday, October 13th, 2013

11 OCT – 15 NOV Past, Present, Future – Li Xiao Bai

Hai Gallery announces the first solo exhibition in Europe for British – Chinese contemporary artist Li Xiao Bai.  Li Xiao Bai’s works are to be exhibited at Hai Gallery, London from October 11th till November More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

25 SEPT – 26 OCT The World of Extreme Happiness

THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS by Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, directed by Michael Longhurst is a powerful new play journeying through the transformation in contemporary China. Cast: Vera Chok, Junix Inocian, Sarah Lam, More...

By Editorial On Friday, August 2nd, 2013

06 AUG – 19 OCT Chimerica

Chimerica is a new play by Lucy Kirkwood running at the Harold Pinter Theatre. The official blurb reads: Tiananmen Square, 1989. As tanks roll through Beijing and soldiers hammer on his hotel door, Joe – a young More...

By Editorial On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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26 JULY ‘Snapshots’ of live music and dance at Bedford Fringe

British Chinese musician and composer LIZ LIEW and Taiwanese choreographer/dancer YUYU RAU are showcasing their live music and dance piece ‘Snapshots’ at Bedford Fringe Festival on Friday 26 July 2013. ‘Snapshots’ More...

By Editorial On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

20 AUGUST The Legendary journey of Wu Hsing-Kuo

Taiwanese actor of the silver screen and theatre Wu Hsing-kuo (吳興國) will be holding a 3 hour masterclass and workshop at the Theatre Royal Haymarket on 20th August 2013, covering subjects ranging from traditional More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Interview with actor Jeffrey Ho: “It’s complicated being a woman in M. BUTTERFLY”

Actors often have to ‘pretend’ to be someone else, adopting complicated and emotional roles; but for Jeffrey Ho his latest role is particularly complicated. In M. BUTTERFLY Ho plays Song LiLing a Chinese More...

By Editorial On Monday, June 24th, 2013

28 JUNE – 06 JULY M. Butterfly Play: illicit love and mistaken sexual identity

‘A former French diplomat and a Chinese opera singer have been sentenced to six years in jail for spying for China after a two day trial that traced a story of clandestine love and mistaken sexual identity…’ More...

By Tuey Mac On Friday, June 7th, 2013

Interview with actress Jennifer Lim: From Girl Icon to Beautiful Alien

She’s a beautiful ‘alien’ that has already accumulated a fanbase across the world thanks to some iconic gritty roles. When she’s not playing in horror films you can catch up and coming actress Jennifer Lim More...

By Editorial On Sunday, May 26th, 2013

21 MAY-16 JUNE Yellow Face – it’s art imitating real life in new play by David Hwang

Back in 1990 Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce was ‘yellow faced up’ to look Asian in the male lead role in Miss Saigon. An uproar ensued as a result with Equity stating “The casting of a Caucasian actor More...

By Editorial On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Drama student awarded £1000 acting bursary

YELLOW EARTH AWARDS NEW STUDENT BURSARY Yellow Earth Theatre Company has awarded the first Constellation Creatives Drama Student Bursary to drama student Daniel Stanton Wright. This new £1,000 bursary aims to encourage More...

By Editorial On Friday, May 10th, 2013

Write a script, stage your own mini-play and potentially go on tour!

Following the highly successful tour of Dim Sum Nights in 2012 Yellow Earth Theatre is looking for submissions of new work for the next round in Autumn 2013. Dim Sum Nights More will again offer an evening of short More...

By Editorial On Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

22 APRIL – 01 JUNE: New Plays from China, Edinburgh

A set of new Chinese plays will be showcasing in Scotland, presented by the National Theatre of Scotland in partnership with Òran Mór, SaiTa (Beijing) Cultural LTD, Tian Qinxin Theatre Studio and in association More...

By Editorial On Monday, March 18th, 2013

11 APRIL – 18 MAY The Arrest of Ai WeiWei

New play The Arrest of Ai WeiWei to premiere at Hampstead Theatre between 11 April – 18 May starring Benedict Wong in the lead role as Chinese artist Ai WeiWei. The play, written by Howard Brenton and directed More...

By Editorial On Monday, March 18th, 2013

Yellow Earth Theatre launches new Drama Student Bursary

A new £1,000 bursary will be launched this year which aims to encourage and promote greater participation and representation of East Asian actors on stage and screen. The bursary will be awarded to a final year More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Chinese Arts Festival captures the beauty of the East at Unity Theatre

Last weekend, China Pearl, a Liverpool-based Chinese arts and culture company, took over the Unity Theatre to delight audiences with traditional Chinese dance, music and folktale. The Chinese Arts Festival celebrated More...

By Editorial On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Artist Clem So ‘Breaks the Mould’ on BBC Show Me the Monet

British Chinese artist Clem So appears on BBC Show Me the Monet in a bid to impress judges and win a place in a prestigious art exhibition at London Mall Galleries. The episode which airs Thursday, March 7 on More...