Press

CHINESE BURN (BBC)

Broadcast: “Some of the future entertainment hits will surely come from the wave of new talent BBC3 has nurtured, such as Chinese Burn’s Yennis Cheung and Shin-Fei Chen”

The Guardian: We Female Screenwriters Need TV to Change

Chinese Burn Nominated for Edinburgh TV Festival’s Debbies Award (Debut Writer Category)

Observer TV reviews: The week in TV

BBC Radio 4 – Front Row – Chinese Characters on TV

The Telegraph: The 10 Best New Films and Shows on Netflix UK, April 2017

Shin-Fei Chen with Crystal the Monkey in '101-Year-Old-Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared'
Shin-Fei Chen with Crystal the Monkey in ‘101-Year-Old-Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared’

THREE SISTERS (LYRIC THEATRE BELFAST)

Exeunt Magazine – ‘…Shin-Fei Chen, looking back from the present with warmth but also curiously elegiac’

The Big List NI – ‘Anyone who has moved abroad to start a new life in a new culture will feel what Siu Jing feels – and Shin-Fei Chen deserves special mention for conveying this.’

The Guardian – ‘Compelling’

The Irish News – ‘The sister-in-law, now Chinese born, took us beyond the fourth wall and into the house where all the desperation and longing was about to take place. Shin-Fei Chen as Siu Jing delivered the piece to audience well.’ 

AVENUE Q (UPSTAIRS AT THE GATEHOUSE)

WhatsOnStage – Avenue Q – ‘Chen, especially, gets plenty of belly laughs every time that she is onstage.’

Jonathan Baz Reviews – Avenue Q – ‘Shin-Fei Chen’s manic Christmas Eve are amongst the best of the evening’s comedy.’