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Daniel York Loh

Daniel York Loh

is a mixed-race British East Asian actor, writer, filmmaker and musician. As an actor he has appeared at the Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre, Donmar Warehouse and most recently in Pah-la at the Royal Court, as well as in the feature films Rogue Trader, The Beach, The Receptionist and Scarborough. His first full-length play, The Fu Manchu Complex,
ran at Ovalhouse in 2013. His most recent play, Forgotten , based on the experiences of the World War One Chinese Labour Corps, played at Arcola and
Plymouth Theatre Royal in late 2018. He is one of 21 writers of colour featured in the best-selling essay collection, The Good Immigrant, which won the 2016 Books Are My Bag Reader’s Choice award. He is currently writer-on-attachment at the NT Studio. His short films include Mercutio's Dreaming: The Killing of a Chinese Actor and Hall of Mirrors (winner "best drama" London Short FIlm Awards). He is one half of Moongate and one -third of alt-folk trio Wondermare whose self-titled debut album is available on iTunes and Spotify.

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