Ming writes for stage, screen, and audio. Her play, The Things We Never Said (
BBC R4; featuring Siân Phillips and Lia Williams), won WGGB Best Radio Drama Award, 2018. Other credits include EastEnders
(BBC TV); Heartbeat
(ITV); comedy drama Riot Girls: Male Order
(BBC R4), and commissions for LAMDA, RADA, and Leeds Playhouse.
Of Chinese/Welsh heritage, Ming wrote Citizens of Nowhere?
for Chinese Arts Now (Southbank Centre & Edinburgh Fringe), exploring roots and identity in Brexit Britain. Its central character, aspiring Tory politician Jane Lo, inspired short film British People
, commissioned as part of The Uncertain Kingdom
anthology (BFIPlayer, Amazon, iTunes, Curzon Home, GooglePlay, 2020).
Ming has also worked in TV drama development, script editing series such as Hamish Macbeth
(BBC) and co-creating detective drama McCready and Daughter
for Ecosse Films/BBC Northern Ireland. Her play, Exhumation
, written on the Royal Court Theatre Writers’ Group, was workshopped there with director Lucy Morrison. In 2019, she was Writer in Residence at Theatr Clwyd, which has sponsored her on Sphinx Theatre's Sphinx 30 programme, a main stage play seed commission.
She blogs at (Dementia Just Ain't) Sexy
, and writes, speaks, and campaigns on dementia and carer issues (outlets including Guardian Social Care, The Times, BBC Woman's Hour, Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Wales).