FINBOROUGH Theatre  12 July- 6 August 2016


Directed by Charlotte Westenra 
Designed by Yatkwan Wong 
Lighting Designed by Hartley TA Kemp
Music Composed by Ruth Chan
Sound Designed by Josh Sneesby
Stage Managed by Rachel Middlemore  
Produced by Matthew Schmolle


Nima- Richard Chow
Karma- Andrew Koji
Sylvia/ Hope- Rosie Thompson
Bunny- Julia Sandiford
Nelson/ Village Elder- Kevin Shen



★★★★ 'A funny and compelling...debut from Ng.' - WhatsOnStage
★★★★ 'A complex issue opened up by the playwright and a sensitive team' - Reviewsgate
★★★★ ‘Original, honest and disturbingly accurate...Everyone will enjoy it’ - TheatreSmart
★★★★ 'Masterfully transports the audience to...Shangri-La'. - Resonate


Amy was born in Australia, brought up in Hong Kong and is currently based in London.  She is a graduate of the Royal Court Theatre’s Critical Mass writers programme.  Her other plays include ACCEPTANCE, an OLEANNA meets 12 ANGRY MEN drama about a university admissions committee judging an applicant who is an alleged rape victim, which will receive a staged reading this autumn at the Finborough Theatre.  BEYOND CATHAY, a play about Marco Polo’s return to a Venice which is no longer home, was selected for the Semifinals of Reverie Productions Next Generation Playwriting Competition, New York City.   PRELUDE TO A FEAST won the Oxford University Film Foundation competition for best short screenplay.

Amy is also a historian with research interests in multinational empires, nationality conflict, the memory of historical traumas, and the author of Nationalism and Political Liberty (Oxford University Press).