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
RICE PAPER TALES //
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)
A DREAM FROM A BOMBSHELL /
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