Amy Ng's roles
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Amy is a British-Hong Kong playwright. Her plays include UNDER THE UMBRELLA (Belgrade Theatre Coventry - UK tour), ACCEPTANCE (Hampstead Theatre) and SHANGRI-LA (Finborough Theatre). Radio plays include TIGER GIRLS (BBC Radio 4) and KILBURN PASSION (BBC Radio 3). She is developing her play THATCHER IN CHINA at the National Theatre Studio and she's also under commission to the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Kiln and she is part of the inaugural Genesis Almeida New Playwrights Big Plays programme. Her adaptation of Strindberg’s MISS JULIE premiered at Chester Storyhouse in February 2020. Amy also writers for the screen and was named as a Broadcast Hot Shot in 2022 and she is developing original projects with Bad Wolf and Merman.
Amy trained as a historian with a research interest in multinational empires, imperial decline, and nationality conflict, and is the author of ‘Nationalism and Political Liberty’ (Oxford University Press). She is fluent in English, German and Chinese and regularly translates contemporary Chinese plays into English.