Jingan Young

Jingan Young is an award-winning playwright. She holds a BA (Hons) in English with Film Studies from King’s College London and a Master of Studies in Creative Writing from the University of Oxford. She is currently reading for a PhD in Film Studies at King’s College London She was the first playwright commissioned and produced in the English language by the Hong Kong Arts Festival for FILTH (Failed in London, Try Hong Kong). In 2016, she was a member of the BBC Writersroom invitation only group London Voices. She was acknowledged for her screenwriting by the BBC and Idris Elba on the New Talent Hotlist 2017. She is founder and artistic director of POKFULAM RD PRODUCTIONS 薄扶林道© and regularly commissions new writing from East Asian writers in the UK and China.