IN the Press

Yang-May Ooi interviewed on the Kat Orman Show, BBC Radio Oxford talking about Bound Feet Blues and her event at the Oxford Literary Festival 2016 ¦ April 2016 ¦ listen to or download the audio file


 East meets West on the London Stage
– feature and review of Bound Feet Blues – by Lulu Dale in the English Speaking Board print journal ¦ Feb 2016 ¦ read or download the pdf

 

 Feature: Yang-May Ooi – The Rebel at Heart – by Helen Oon in Feng Shui World Magazine ¦ Feb 2016 issue ¦ read or download the pdf 

 

 

Review of Bound Feet Blues on Mooky Chick – an “entertaining, insightful performance” and “warm, funny and groundbreaking” ¦ 29 Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf

 

Yang-May Ooi talks about Bound Feet Blues – with Jo Good on BBC London 27 Nov 2015 (the interview starts at 14:28mins) ¦ listen to or download the audio file

 

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Review of Bound Feet Blues on Fab After Fifty – “thought provoking and moving” ¦ 27 Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf

 

 

The-Bookseller  Bound Feet Blues featured in Pictures of the Week – in The Bookseller ¦ 27 Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf

 

Review of Bound Feet Blues  in Woddis Reviews – “stylish, transformative, uplifting”  ¦ 26 Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf

 

Review of Bound Feet Blues in The Stage – “a warm, genuine narrative”  ¦ 26 Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf

 

Yang-May Ooi Interview on Papergang Theatre blog – Part 1 and Part 2 ¦ Nov 2015 ¦ download the pdf Part 1 and pdf Part 2

 

Yang-May Ooi talking about Bound Feet Blues, extract from Midweek interview – BBC World Service, Arts Hour  22 Nov 2015 ¦ listen to or download the audio file (Yang-May’s segment starts at 35m 16 sec)

 

Yang-May Ooi interview – Out in South London with Rosie Wilby on Resonance FM 17 Nov 2015 ¦ listen to or download the audio mp3

 

 

Yang-May Ooi in conversation with Libby Purves and other guests Polly Bagnall, Diana Melly and Michael Portillo – BBC Radio 4 Midweek 11 Nov 2015 ¦ listen to or download the audio mp3

 

Audio interview – Yang-May Ooi on storytelling and the development of Bound Feet Blues – The Story Party 02 Nov 2015 ¦ download pdf intro ¦ listen to or download the audio mp3

Interview – Yang-May Ooi talking about Bound Feet Blues – Dulwich OnView 31 Oct 2015 ¦ download pdf

Yang-May Ooi on performing Bound Feet Blues – Bloomsbury Bluestocking 17 Oct 2015 ¦ download pdf

The Rebel Bearing Shoes: Yang-May Ooi – Outstation Magazine 10 Oct 2015 ¦ download pdf

A Chinese-Malaysian woman’s experience in UK – NeeHao Magazine 07 Oct 2015 ¦ download pdf

bbc_london_logo BBC London Live

Yang-May went into the BBC London Live studio to chat to Jo Good about her novels The Flame Tree and Mindgame, and Bound Feet Blues (16 Oct 2014). Listen to the interview with Yang-May here via a pop out player

 

Everything Theatre Everything Theatre, UK

This theatre review site which bills itself as the  “honest and unpretentious guide to the London theatre scene”, gave Bound Feet Blues a 4 star review (out of 5). It described the show as “Engaging, eye-opening, funny and moving” and summed it up in one word: “Excellent” Read Hanna Gilbert’s review: Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes, Tristan Bates Theatre. (16 Oct 2014)

 

The Public Reviews  The Public Reviews, UK

The theatre review online magazine The Public Reviews gave Bound Feet Blues a 4.5 star rating (out of 5 stars) and described the show as “powerful” and “beautifully performed and directed”. Read the review by Nichola Daunton:  “Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes – Tristan Bates Theatre” (14 Oct 2014).

 

 Radio Verulam, UK

Yang-May Ooi spoke with Richard Edwards on 07 Oct 2014, talking about her novels and Bound Feet Blues. Listen to the interview with Yang-May here via a pop out player.

 

 malaymailheader  Malay Mail, Malaysia

“Yang-May Ooi: The Story Guru” was a feature in the print newspaper on 20 March 2014 and the online version was published on the web 21 March 2014, with a focus on Yang-May’s live storytelling and on Bound Feet Blues in particular. Read the article: “Yang-May Ooi: The Story Guru” 

 

dov=minicard  Dulwich OnView, London

“Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes” was an article in this online local magazine on 18 March 2014, featuring Dulwich based story performer Yang-May Ooi discussing her new story performance Bound Feet Blues.   Read “Bound Feet Blues – A Life Told in Shoes” .

 

 

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