Actress

    Sadie’s first outing as Miss Adventure was in Miss Adventure meets Motorhead. Originally broadcast on Funny or Die in 2012, the skit was one of FoD‘s “Highest Rated Videos” (2013-2016) and piloted on Comedy Central. From 2014-2019, she gained a modicum of notoriety playing Miss Adventure 香港電台冒險小姐 in a variety of comic strands broadcast on RTHK Radio 3‘s Afternoon Drive.

    Since 2020 she’s been taking the character of Miss Adventure in new directions, writing & performing in sketches, podcasts and her Radio Television Hong Kong humour column Sharp Pains. Many of the columns have also been published in the South China Morning Post. Sharp Pains was shortlisted by the 2022 New York Festivals Radio Awards for Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program. The Bake Fail episode was also an Official Select of the 2022 On Air Fest in New York and nominated by the 2022 International Women’s Podcast Awards in London for Moment of Comedy Gold.

    She’s currently writing & performing as Mrs. Sharpe-Payne in a Sharp Pains spinoff series of comedy podcasts, Meet the New Parents. The series is based on her ‘3 terrifying short stories‘, published in the South China Morning Post‘s festive edition of Post Magazine Dec 12, 2021.

    Sadie played an actress of low moral repute in Contro Vento Films‘ comedy film FLIM the Movie. FLIM premiered during the 2014 Raindance Film Festival. In December 2014 the film was nominated for the Raindance Award at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA). In Oct 2015 the film was selected by the New York Independent Film Festival.

    In 2020 she co-produced feature film Transference, a bipolar love story, and executive produced short film Intuition with Contro Vento Films. She’s currently working with filmmaker Raffaello Degruttola on a comedy series about an Italian family. She’s co-producing and will appear in an episode of 6 Short Love Stories, an experimental short film series inspired by mental health.

    Sadie played Wanda in supernatural western film West of Thunder. The film received nominations for Best Film at the Toronto, Red Nation and American Indian film festivals. In Jan 2013 West of Thunder won the Political Film Society Award for Human Rights and Political Film Society Award for Peace. In 2013 the film won the Audience Award at the Almeria Western Film Festival in Spain.

    She won a BBC Talent competition for sketch show Sack the Writer, which she co-wrote & performed in for BBC Three. She was a performer in Pearson‘s ITV sketch show Stripped Off and web comedy series Living in a Box. The latter is currently being revived by a notorious comedy channel (!) She played fiery Donatella Del Vecchio in improvised BBC webisodes of The Del Vecchios. She helped judge Channel 4‘s Comedy Circuit and presented cable comedy series The Bottom Line.

    She played Annie Milano in a year long run of Joey & Gina’s Wedding at the Cafe Royal, London. She performed with the Footlights in smokers and a revue at the Edinburgh Fringe. She’s an alumnus of the Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation and as a youth represented Hong Kong at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival performing her one-woman show, Faces.

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