This programme is held in conjunction with Esplanade's presentation of National Theatre Live.
Writers / Presenters
Adeeb is a theatre director and drama educator. Under The Second Breakfast Company, he directs works that are either original or adapted from existing texts, like Family, Performing Malay Sketches, The Singapore Trilogy and The Essential Playlist. He co-wrote the introduction to the reprint of Robert Yeo's The Singapore Trilogy.
Madeleine has published 11 volumes of poetry in English and one English-Chinese bilingual volume. Her work has been widely translated and anthologised with some of her poems adapted to dance and paintings. Four of her books have also been turned into full-length theatrical performances. She has been in various writing residencies and is currently the first Singaporean Writer-in-Residence at The Raffles Hotel.
Wesley is a filmmaker with 13 Little Pictures and a lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts. He is also the author of The Punkhawala and the Prostitute, a finalist for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize. Wesley's documentary to his novella I Want to Go Home was nominated at the Busan International Film Festival, while his novella Bedok Reservoir was adapted for the stage.