Category Archives: China

China’s science and cultural inventions on Madam Miaow at Resonance 104.4FM

On Resonance 104.4FM, Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge looks at China’s cultural and scientific contributions and inventions. Guests: Elizabeth Lawrence and Paul Anderson. Presented by Anna Chen. Charles Shaar Murray rides shotgun. This week’s Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge is themed around … Continue reading

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Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge launched on Resonance FM

Last night’s exciting launch programme of my new Resonance FM radio series — Madam Miaow’s Culture Lounge — is now available to listen online. Share a cultural first and check it out here. “Oh Other where art thou?” featured my … Continue reading

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Madam Mao’s Golden Oldies repeated on BBC R4 26 Oct 2013

MADAM MAO’S GOLDEN OLDIES REPEATED 26TH OCTOBER 2013, FIRST BROADCAST 17TH JULY 2012 BBC Radio 4 at 3.30pm, Saturday 26th October 2013 Presented and co-written by Anna Chen Produced by Mukti Jain Campion for Culture Wise In Madam Mao’s Golden … Continue reading

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I am Rich and You are Poor: lines on dead Chinese cocklepickers and their rich benefactors

Anna Chen reads her poem, “I am Rich and You are Poor: lines on dead Chinese cocklepickers and their rich benefactors” about the 21 people who died at Morecambe Bay in 2004. Performed at the Morning Star May Day celebrations, … Continue reading

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British East Asian Actors statement on the RSC Orphan of Zhao casting

The British East Asian Actors group (of which I am one) has issued a statement concerning the recent RSC casting debacle over The Orphan of Zhao. British East Asian Actors STATEMENT 30th October 2012 The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) The … Continue reading

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China In Britain: Anna and Charles Shaar Murray on the bill

I’m performing this afternoon at the China In Britain event at Westminster University, 4.45pm. It’s a talk with performance extracts from my shows and a bit of poetry. The wonderful Charles Shaar Murray is my musical accompanist, playing guitar. I’ll … Continue reading

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