Theatre: The King and I – from Yellowface to top Asian representation in musical theatre

Roger & Hammerstein’s musical “The King and I” is one of very few shows with a majority ESEA/Asian cast after decades of questionable casting. But what next for these talented ethnic minority actors when so few characters seem to call for people like them?

ESEA Heritage Month: a poem

September is ESEA (East and Southeast Asian) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate and honour ESEA people and communities across the UK, their heritage and cultures and their contributions to British society. That’s why I wrote this poem which is my 100th post on this blog!