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The Stage                British Theatre Guide

Genre: Studio Theatre, touring, BBC top pick list 2019

The Guardian**** / The Stage **** / West Yorkshire Post*****/ 

British Theatre guide ****


Co-production: The Dukes & Red Ladder in association with Tamasha

Three wrestlers compelled over the ropes and into the ring to fight for glory. Three men wrestling with demons, life, each other. Only one hero can emerge.

Tour: The Dukes, Stephen Joseph, Unity, Theatre Clywd, The Albany London, Hull Truck, Cast Doncaster, Belgrade Theatre + Rural touring circuit.

Funded by: Sustained Theatre - Arts Council England 

Produced: Anna Nguyen and Chris Lloyd

Directed: Rod Dixon

Designer: Eleanor Bull

Lighting: Jai Morjaria 

Sound design: Tayo Akinbode

Dramaturgy: Sarah Punshon, Fin Kennedy & Anna Nguyen


Genre: Children's Theatre, Inspired by story teller Tiet Van Nguyen, these are three adaptations of some of the most well known Vietnamese folk tales. Accompanied by original composition and delightful story-telling.


This production was accompanied with outreach activities for the Vietnamese community and the wider public.

Tour: Deptford Lounge, Deptford Vietschool, Birmingham Mac

Funded by: Arts Council England, Deptford Challenge Trust, Lewisham council 

Produced: Anna Nguyen & Minguy Lin

Directed: Anna Nguyen & Mingyu Lin

Designer: Stella Cecil

Sound design: Cheong Li

Cast: Ashley Alymann (story-teller) & Jo Green (Characters)



Genre: Theatre, immersive, a story based on the powerful, moving and often humorous stories of those who survived the Vietnam war and the harrowing aftermath long after the final shells have fallen.

Devised and written by Anna Nguyen

Directed by Anna Nguyen 

Venue: The Deptford Lounge, Deptford and Lambeth Vietnamese community centre

Funded by: Arts Council England

Cast: Sui-see Hung (mother), Chi-Lin Nim (daughter), Alvin Chaims (Big Jon, Mr Simon, ensemble) Velda Hassan (Thuy, ensemble) & Amy Harris (Thanh, ensemble)

Sound design: Benjamin Grant

Designer: Gem Greaves

Stage manager: Sophie Stoddart