Spotlight: YAO CHIN


YAO CHIN by Studio 52
Photo: Studio 52
Phone: 020-8941 7907
Mobile: 07790 605191
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Height:5'11" (180cm)
Weight:15st. 12lb. (101kg)
Chest:112cm (44")
Waist:97cm (38")
Inside Leg:79cm (31")
Inside Arm:89cm (35")
Collar:43cm (17")
UK Shoe Size:10
Playing Age:38 - 47 years
Appearance:East Asian, Filipino/Malay/Thai, Chinese, Japanese
Other:Equity, NUJ
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Black
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Quality:Gentle
Voice Character:Sincere

About me:

Link to Yao's corporate show reel:

Link to Post office commercial 2019:

Link to Aeroflot commercial:

After returning to university to train as a journalist, (with an ITV News scholarship), Yao was made a staff reporter at ITN, then produced for Al Jazeera English, and went on to report in Beijing for CGTN. To see a sample of his on-air reporting, please click on this link:

2020, Television, Newsreader, GoldenOldies (episode 6 Give a scam), Nickleodeon
2019, Television, Eduardo, Get Even (3 episodes), Netflix/Boat Rocker/CBBC, Sarah Walker, Max Myers, Andrew Gunn
2019, Commercial, Anchorman, Post Office, Family Productions/Ogilvy WPP
2019, Television, BBC Reporter, Silent Witness, BBC, Thaddeus O'Sullivan
2019, Television, Malcolm, The Split (2 episodes), Sister Pictures/BBC, Paula van der Oest
2017, Journalism, Presenter & China Correspondent, CGTN Beijing, CCTV China
2014, Commercial, Principal, Aeroflot, Hoodiyakov Productions
2013, Journalism, Producer, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera International
2013, Feature Film, News Anchor, Superbob, THE FYZZ FACILITY FILM FIVE LIMITED
2009, Journalism, Video Journalist, ITV News, ITN
2008, Journalism, Producer Westminster Bureau, ITV News, ITN
2007, Journalism, Assistant News Editor, ITV News, ITN
2007, Journalism, ITV Scholarship, Post Grad Diploma in TV Current Affairs Journalism, City University
2006, Television, Dietrich Ford, Dalziel and Pascoe, BBC, Patrick Lau
2005, Feature Film, Mac, Doom, Universal Pictures, Andrej Bartkowiak
2004, Stage, John, Anything Goes at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, ACT/Royal National Theatre, Trevor Nunn
2003, Stage, Forrester, Love's Labour's Lost, Royal National Theatre, Trevor Nunn
2002, Commercial, Principal, Anthem, T-Mobile (US&UK), Tarsem
2002, Stage, John, Anything Goes, Royal National Theatre, Trevor Nunn
2002, Commercial, Principal, College, Citibank, Lazlo Kadar
2002, Commercial, Principal, Elgrande, Nissan, Annie Howard Phillips
2002, Commercial, Principal, New Arrival, Virgin Trains UK, Rob Sanders
2001, Television, Dominc Ritchie, Casualty, BBC, Paul Duane
2000, Short Film, Dr. Zero, A Window, Luc Besson, Anil Rao
2000, Stage, Narrator, Flight, Tristan Bates Theatre, Matthew Dunster
2000, Television, Peter, Star Street, Carlton Television, Willy Smax
2000, Stage, Lomov, The Proposal, Hampton Rose & Crown Theatre, Andrew Neil
2000, Music Video, The Suit, Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd, Storm Thorgerson
1999, Stage, Dark Angel, The Tower Project, London Int. Festival Theatre, Deborah Warner


Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-Standard, Australian, Chinese, Cockney, French, German, London*, New Zealand, RP, Scottish-Standard, South African
(* = Native/Fluent)
Cantonese, Chinese, English*, French, German
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto, Ballad, Bass-Baritone, Piano, Tenor
Performance:Musical Theatre, Singer-Professional
(* = highly skilled)
Stage Combat
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Choir Conductor, Film/Video Editor (experienced), Journalist, Writer
Presenting:Conference Presentation, News & Current Affairs