University College London.
He was the first Chinese person to direct a West End play, and the first president of Tsing Hua College in Hong Kong. As a professor and writer in China, Hsiung translated plays by George Bernard Shaw and J.M. Barrie. He also published a successful Chinese translation of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin.
He taught at Minister Kuo University in Beijing and at universities in Nanchang.
In 1932, he moved to England, studying at University College London and translating Chinese plays into English. After the success of Lady Precious Stream in 1934, however, he abandoned his studies.
In 1935, Hsiung"s Lady Precious Stream was performed at the Little Theatre in John Street, London, by the People"s National Theatre, directed by Nancy Price and Hsiung, and ran for 1,000 nights. The play was also later performed on Broadway at the Booth Theatre in New York, produced by Morris Gest.
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Hsiung"s subsequent works were also successful, but did not match the success of Lady Precious Stream. Hsiung"s wife, Dymia Hsiung, was the first Chinese woman in Britain to author a fictionalized autobiography.