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The launch party of the Chinese in Britain series was held at BBC Broadcasting House, London, on Thursday 26th April 2007. Makers, contributors, media and friends gathered in the hallowed Council Chamber of the BBC to celebrate over tea and cream cakes.

BBC Radio 4 commissioning editor Jane Ellison opened proceedings and then I said a few words about the series, the latest in an impressive line of work from producer Mukti Jain Campion. Mukti then gave us a fascinating Powerpoint presentation of the series which included pictures provided by our contributors.

We then adjourned to the Jade Garden for food just like Mama used to make ...


Launch of Anna Chen's BBC R4 series, Chinese in Britain, at Broadcasting House

Panni Poh Yoke Loh, Diana Yeh (in background), Lee Cheong, Chris Eldon Lee, Sukey Parnell, Charles Shaar Murray, Henry Campion


Panni Poh Yoke Loh chats to Lee Cheong


Chris Eldon Lee, Jessie Lim, Diana Yeh, Deh-ta Hsiung, Sukey Parnell


Anna Chen with Leslie & Connie Ho, BBC R4 series launch

Leslie and Connie Ho, and Anna Chen


Anna Chen with Leslie, Connie & Christine Ho at BBC R4 series launch

Leslie and Connie Ho, Anna, and the Hos' daughter, Christine


Anna Chen & Harry Dewar at BBC R4 series launch

Harry Dewar (Cheong) and Anna Chen. Jane Ellison behind us.


Anna Chen with Paul Chan, David Tse & Patrick Lau at BBC R4 series launch

Paul Chan, Anna Chen, David Tse, Patrick Lau


Anna Chen with Rosa Fong & Grace Lau at BBC R4 series launch

Anna Chen, Rosa Fong, Grace Lau


Paul Chan & Charles Shaar Murray at BBC R4 series launch dinner

Dinner at the Jade Garden in Soho: L to R Paul Chan, Chris, Deh-ta Hsiung, David Yip and friend, Diana Yeh, Jessie Lim, Linda Trew, Charles Shaar Murray


Jessie Lim, Grace Lau, Linda Trew, Rosa Fong

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