Writer

    Sadie has devised & written original comedy & entertainment formats for broadcasters including the BBC, Comedy Central, Sky & Channel 4. She received commendations at the UK Broadcast Awards & Rose d’Or Television Festival for comedy series Dinner Party. She won a BBC Talent competition for sketch series Sack the Writer. She worked as a writer & development producer for BBC Fiction Lab and Channel 4 Comedy Lab. She currently writes, produces & presents comedy and documentaries for Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK). She’s a writer and development producer for Clever Films. Since 2019 she’s collaborated on indie film projects with Contro Vento Films.

    Sadie’s first foray into children’s stories The Wishing Machine was published in 2014. Her second novel is in development with a publisher. Her monthly humour column for RTHK Radio 3‘s 123 Show, Sharp Pains, was shortlisted for two radio awards in New York in 2022. The columns have also been published in the South China Morning Post‘s Post Magazine since Nov 2020. She previously wrote a monthly humour column as ‘Miss Adventure‘ for Hong Kong Buzz.

    In Nov 2020 she was awarded a place in the Proverse Poetry Prize Anthology for her first (and only) poem, War of Voices. The anthology, Mingled Voices 5, was published by Proverse Publishing and Chinese University Press April 22, 2021. In July 2021 she performed the poem at the HKU Libraries Reading Club and recorded it for the Voice Your Passion poetry channel.

    She’s a member of SCBWI, the Women in Publishing Society and the Hong Kong Writers Circle. Her short story Shitstorm was published in the Circle’s 2021 anthology After the Storm, launched at the 2021 Hong Kong International Literary Festival. She’s contributed short stories to anthologies Imprint 21 (WiPS) and Book of Changes, a collaboration between HKWC and the Writers Roundtable that will launch at the 2022 Hong Kong International Literary Festival. On Dec 12, 2021 her ‘3 terrifying short stories‘ were published as a 4-page feature in the festive edition of the SCMP‘s Post Magazine

    Her first ‘Rant‘ column on the horror and dark humour of having a mental health condition that’s often muddled with the spectre of nuclear attack was published in the South China Morning Post‘s Post Magazine June 12, 2022.

    In 2012 she was a contributor in a Celebrity Cookbook raising funds for The Prince’s Trust. She’s editing a charity cookbook raising funds for the homeless in Hong Kong. Her latest humour column for the SCMP, The Moody Foodie, will be published in Post Magazine Aug 14.

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