Anna Chen

Introduction Anna Chen’s blog. Writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio 4. First British Chinese comedian to write and perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Suzy Wrong — Human Cannon, 1994) and appear on British television (Fist Of Fun, 1995). Writes and performs poetry. Madam Miaow casts a sharp eye over the political and cultural landscape and takes a scalpel and a shotgun to the guilty parties.
“Just imagine, the whole place being upset by one little Chinese girl in the scullery.” (Piccadilly, 1929)

Has written for New Internationalist magazine, the South China Morning Post, Tribune, the Guardian. Writer and presenter for BBC Radio 4

Taken from Madam Miaow Says

Submitted links

Seumas Milne on 9/11: some comrades more equal than others

Takeaway review: Theatre Royal Stratford East

Looting and the UK riots: as above, so below

Rupert Murdoch: ain’t our democracy wonderful?

All the tea in China: the return of the East India Company

Is China a responsible stakeholder? Chatham House report review

Ai Weiwei: the Monkey King goes missing

Working for the Clampdown: Niall Ferguson’s testosterone theory of history

Orange Tone: a poem about perma-tanned politicians

Militarised Hamlet at the National Theatre: review

Other links

Anna Chen’s website