A runaway success in China after its first staging in 1999, Liao Yimei's play is a dark romance about a rhinoceros keeper, Malu, who falls in love with his beautiful neighbour, Mingming.

Translation by Claire Conceison, adapted from previous translation by Mark Talacko
Original music by Zhang Guangtian, arranged for this production by David Chilton.

(Listen at)http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04lpqnn

Credits

     

  

Role

  

  

Contributor

  

Writer

Liao   Yimei

Malu

Jason   Wong

Mingming

Vera   Chok

Toothbrush

Jonathan   Forbes

Daxian

Paul   Heath

Heizi

Shaun   Mason

Honghong

Liz   Sutherland

Lili

Bettrys   Jones

Love   Professor/TV Host

Monty   d'Inverno

Composer

Zhang   Guangtian

Director

Emma   Harding

Singer

Stephen   Weller

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