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Ming Ho

Screenwriter
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Ming began her career as Script Executive at independent Zenith Productions, where she worked across a slate of film and TV drama and script edited series such as Hamish Macbeth for BBC and Bodyguards for ITV.  For BBC/Ecosse Films she co-created the series McCready and Daughter, starring Lorcan Cranitch and Patsy Palmer, and later wrote for Eastenders, Casualty, Heartbeat and The Bill.

Her first play for BBC Radio 4, The Things We Never Said, starring Lia Williams and Siân Phillips, won the Writers’ Guild Best Radio Drama Award 2018.  A second play, Riot Girls: Male Order, with Belinda Lang and Carolyn Pickles, aired in February this year.

Recent work for stage and screen includes commissions for Leeds Playhouse, Chinese Arts Now, and LAMDA; her play Exhumation was workshopped at the Royal Court Theatre, 2015.  Ming also writes, speaks, and campaigns on dementia and carer issues, including a blog, Dementia Just Ain’t Sexy: http://dementiajustaintsexy.blogspot.co.uk.

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