Chi Thai is a Vietnamese born, British raised filmmaker. She has been a Cannes Lions finalist three times and her work has competed at Academy accredited festivals. She is part of the Guiding Lights alumnus & listed in Creative England’s Top 50 companies. She is currently in production with Automat, a new film starring Sophie Wu.
Chi is one of the founders of BEATS: a not-for-profit organisation founded by British East Asians working in Theatre and across the Screen industry seeking to humanise British East Asians, increase the visibility of British East Asians on stage and screen, and advocate for the use of the term British East Asian.
Chi’s #FeministFave is White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged, and how these reactions maintain racial inequality.
The Ridiculous Darkness The Gate Theatre until Mar 23
Us Against Whatever Hull Truck Mar 27 - Apr 3
Homegrown Festival: Occupy Battersea Arts Centre Mar 19 - Apr 12
The Phlebotomist Hampstead Theatre Mar 19 - Apr 20
Pah-La The Royal Court Apr 3 - 27
Going Through The Bush Mar 28 - Apr 27
Small Island National Theatre Apr 17 - Aug 10
Waitress Adelphi Theatre until Oct 2019
Lauren Steele is a drag king, burlesque performer and activist. She is a founding member of Pecs drag king collective, and performs as Thrustin’ Limbersnake.
Lauren’s #FeministFave is The LOL Word comedy, a collective made up of queer womxn and non-binary comics. They host regular nights at The Albany and have been performing a show at VAULT Festival with a ‘prom night’ theme.
Beth’s #FeministFave is Generation Z, especially the teenagers taking part in the School Strike for Climate.
Pippa’s #FeministFave is Jeanette Winterson’s book Written on the Body.
Be in our audience: Bechdel Theatre Podcast is recording LIVE at VAULT Festival on Sunday March 10 at 16:45.
Becoming– Stratford Circus Arts Centre March 6 – 9
I’m A Phoenix, Bitch – Battersea Arts Centre until March 9
The Paper Man – Soho Theatre until March 9
Boots – The Bunker until March 16
And The Rest Of Me Floats – The Bush until March 16
The Trick – The Bush until March 23
Inside Bitch – The Royal Court until March 23
Richard II – The Globe until April 21
Emilia – Vaudeville Theatre March 8 – June 15
A Hundred Words For Snow – Trafalgar Studios March 5 – 30
96 Festival – Clapham Omnibus until March 31
Smack That (A Conversation) – Ovalhouse until March 16 and touring to locations including Essex, London, Portsmouth, Oxford, Salford, Newcastle, and Salisbury throughout 2019.