This morning I finally sent my monograph Performing Asian Transnationalisms: Theatre, identity and the geographies of performance to Routledge. Hurrah! People have asked me to write a blog post about writing a book, and I will do that in the next week or so when I have recovered! I am a bit wiped out from the final … More Book.Sent.To.Publishers.


Some quick thoughts about the NT 50 celebrations: 1) I loved it. Sponge like whilst watching that television. 2) I realised that this is where some of our acting legends made their names. 3) Why doesn’t Tim Piggot Smith do more? Or Lindsay Duncan? Michael Gambon is Mr. Pinter. 4) Adrian Lester is sensational. He always … More #NT50

China on my Mind

I haven’t blogged much recently, as it’s marking term. However, I have seen a number of ‘China plays’ (as I like to call them) in London but I have wanted to think about the connections between them, or rather, to wait and see if there were any connections between them. I write, in part, about … More China on my Mind

Trevor Noah: The Racist

I listened to this yesterday and laughed my head off. For anyone mixed race, I think you are really going to love it too. Or if you’re South African. Or liberal. It is just fantastic. You’d better hurry as there’s only 4 days left on the iplayer. What really got me though was that what … More Trevor Noah: The Racist