Veteran director takes 20 years to finally direct a Malay play

The cast of Malam Takdir (from left) Noor Rizuwan, Tan Hock Kheng (production manager), Hilyati Ramli, Chee Sek Thim and Johan Othman. Photo: Eddy and Kevin

Twenty years ago, Penang-born theatre practitioner Chee Sek Thim directed his first ever play called A Modern Woman Called Ang Tau Mui by prolific playwright Leow Puay Tin.

Since then, he has directed countless plays including Cakap Dapur: R&D Stories (2015), That Was The Year (2007) and Descendants Of The Eunuch Admiral (2000).

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