Orphan of Zhao (2012)

The Orphan of Zhao casting controversy concerns the exclusion of British east Asian artists from the mainstream culture, and erupted when the Royal Shakespeare Company gave only three minor roles out of 17 to east Asian actors in “the Chinese Hamlet” in 2012.

  • The chronology of events from Anna Chen
  • https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2012/oct/19/royal-shakespeare-company-asian-actors
  • http://madammiaow.blogspot.com/2012/10/the-orphan-of-zhao-rsc-casts-asians-as.html
  • Lucy Sheen’s commentary
  • The RSC’s Facebook comment
  • https://fairyprincessdiaries.com/2012/10/18/pucker-up-rsc-cuz-i-am-bending-over/
  • http://madammiaow.blogspot.com/2014/02/RSC-Zhao-Daniel-York-BEAA-one-year-on.html