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Sadie Kaye

Creative Director Sadie Kaye started in television as a children’s TV presenter on TVB, ITV and Disney Channel. She’s devised, co-written, presented and performed in comedy and entertainment series for indies and broadcasters in the UK, including BBC3, E4, Channel 4, MTV, Maverick, cable & web.

In 2012 she played shambolic presenter Miss Adventure in an improvised skit on Funny or Die before taking the character onto RTHK Radio 3, presenting a variety of comic slots for the Afternoon Drive. She can currently be heard presenting humor column Sharp Pains on the 123 Show.  She’s presenting two new podcasts, Writer Unblocked and Hong Kong Marriage Stories.

She’s produced & presented documentary shorts and feature-length films for Sky, Discovery, Channel 4 and France 3, including Sailing Miss SadieTucker’s Luck, The CSJ AwardsWild Horses & Polo Field of Dreams. In 2020 she co-produced her first narrative feature film Transference with Mental Ideas for Contro Vento Films. The bipolar love story was released by 1091 Pictures Nov 2020.

In 2015 she produced and presented a documentary about bipolar disorder for RTHK Radio 3. Bipolar Express was Highly Commended by the Association for International Broadcasting in 2015. The following year it won an internal RTHK Award. Her sequel, As Bad As It Gets, aired on RTHK in 2019.

In 2020 she produced & presented the Mental Ideas Podcast for RTHK, exploring innovative approaches to tackling mental health in a quirky and accessible way. The podcast was shortlisted by the Association for International Broadcasting for a 2020 AIB Award in the Factual Podcast category. 

She writes humor for the SCMP and Hong Kong Buzz and is the author of The Wishing Machine. Her first poem, War of Voices, won a place in the 2020 Proverse Poetry Prize Anthology, published in April 2021. She has contributed short stories to two anthologies, After the Storm and Tales from a Barren Rock. The former will be published Nov 12, 2021 and the latter in 2022.

She’s an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust and founder of Mental Ideas and Bipolar Hong Kong

Contact Sadie: sadie@mentalideas.org

www.sadiekaye.tv

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