First published in the Observer, Sunday 24, July 2022
"Everyone has a different story...."
Poet Lemn Sissay, with the help of London’s Foundling Museum, has gathered 59 athletes, artists, CEOs and others who, like him, spent part of their childhoods in care. The re…
Posted in Sight & Sound May 2022
This warm comedy underlines how rare films about the Chinese-British experience are - and makes you wonder why there aren't more of them
As the British government threatens to privatise Channel 4, it's worth looking at the …
Posted on Feb 26th, 2022
Trigger warning: the interview tells of Lucy’s personal experiences of trauma, but also includes potential triggers such as experiences of racism and graphic references to racist language.
Lucy Sheen is an actor, playwright, poet, a tra…
Posted circa 2021
Lucy Sheen is an actor of East and South East Asian heritage who is also a published writer, playwright and poet. She has worked at The Royal Exchange, The National, The RSC and Bristol Old Vic alongside many of Britain’s top actors, including Dam…
Posted in 2017
So, Ed Skrei n has entered the fray when it comes to the continued wanton whitewashing of roles, characters, history, and fiction regarding the inclusion or should it be the exclusion of East Asians, whether they be people of hyphenated or multiple c…
Posted Sept https://femfilmfans.weebly.com/interviews/interview-with-lucy-sheen-part-two2018
Overcoming the struggles: a dyslexic, transracial adoptee carves space for British East Asian actors in the UK
Interview conducted by Christina Schu…
First published in 2016
"As part of the CinéWomen program, designed to celebrate the contribution of women to cinema, and on the occasion of 73rd Venice International Film Festival, womenartconnect.com is organizing an evening of discussion on the topic The Female …
Posted in 2013
It’s been a summer season for British East Asian talent on the London stage. The Arrest of Ai Weiwei at the Hampstead Theatre, Chimerica transferring from the Almeida to the West End, Yellow Face at the new Park Theatre and coming soon The Extreme W…
Posted in 2015 or there abouts
I am delighted and honoured that Banana Writers have asked me to write a wee article for them. I think writing is hugely important in this day and age. Access to information is everywhere and yet understanding and accepting the beaut…
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