Lucy Chau Lai-Tuen wrote and performed There are Two Perfectly Good Me’s: One dead, the other unborn, in 2011. Since then writing commissions include: Ungrateful: A Paper-Daughter, Restrain Your Grief and Adapt to the Mishap and Come To Where I’m From: London. Lucy’s short play Waiting was selected for the REDfest 2012 new writers competition at The Old Red Lion Pub Theatre. Re:Play a writing bursary from Nimble Fish and mentorship from Inua Ellams – Ungrateful: A Paper-Daughter which she performed to a sold out performance at the Southbank as part of Poetry International 2015 and Restrain Your Grief and Adapt to the Mishap, a short play for The Royal Court Theatre and the return of Live Lunch – Hidden a series of six short plays challenging the established view of what it means to be a British East Asian, produced and directed by Lucy Morrison. Longlisted for the OldVic12 2015 and 2017. Published in Foreign Goods (Oberon, 2018). In 2016 she was commissioned by Paines Plough/Tamasha for Come To Where I’m From: London. Her play Comfort Women about what happens to the survivors of war was developed by Papergang Theatre Company and given a rehearsed reading at The Tristan Bates Theatre 2015. It was then invited to show at the Women and War Festival in June of 2017. My England (2018) is a Young Vic short monologue commission. Lucy’s debut documentary, Abandoned, Adopted, Here which she wrote, produced and directed has won global acclaim and won a Golden Oniros for best screenwriting 2017.
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