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“We have to remember that original voice which sparked the interest in us coming together, the voice which leads its believers into a new path of understanding and, in turn, offers something extraordinary to its listening audience.”

Writer for stage and screen

Jingan Young in conversation with Jonny Wright

Talking about building bridges as you go


Jingan Young writes for stage and screen. Her feature film No 2 Daughter, a British East and South East Asian (BESEA)-led romcom, is in development with Greenacre films. She is part of the inaugural Sky Studios Comedy/Birmingham Rep scheme, mentored by Meera Syal, and completed the Channel 4 Screenwriting Scheme 2021. She is also writing for CBeebies.


For over a decade, she produced new writing from BESEA writers, under the title ‘Foreign Goods’, with her company Pokfulam Rd Productions. Jingan spearheaded the publication of Foreign Goods (Oberon Books, 2018), the first collection of plays by BESEA authors in the UK, with a foreword by David Henry Hwang. Her book Soho on Screen, on London’s Soho was published in May 2022 by Berghahn Books.