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east Asian actors

A Welsh opera company has been forced to defend the “racist” casting of Caucasian actors in an opera set in a Chinese restaurant. Industry figures,...

Actor Kae Alexander’s impressive list of credits includes Game of Thrones and an upcoming Steven Spielberg film. She chats to Tim Bano about her...

Now that China is a major UK commercial investor, this stirring piece of verbatim theatre is a timely reminder of the generations of Chinese...

Asian theatremakers have warned that a “severe lack of representation” on stage is resulting in Asian audiences abandoning the arts. The warning follows the release...

Casting directory Spotlight has announced that it will offer a year’s free subscription to a final-year drama student of East Asian descent. The subscription will...

Pantomime is often “extremely racist” and is a vehicle to make the dominant culture “feel better about themselves”, according to leading British East Asian...

British east Asian theatremakers have called on an “out-of-touch corner” of the industry to recognise them as Britons and not “east Asians living in...

A casting director for the BBC’s production of War and Peace has claimed the production had an all-white cast to make it “historically factual”. Julia...

British East Asian actors have criticised broadcasters for failing to provide them with opportunities in television dramas, claiming any parts that do come their...
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