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From acting in film and television to writing and directing stage works to recording music and touring with her cult-alternative pop performance group Frank Chickens, Kazuko Hohki is a prolific artist.

Hohki is also a self-proclaimed Anglophile. Sitting in her cozy kitchen in Seven Sisters in north London, where she has lived for more than 30 years, she cracks a smile and says, “I never really made a conscious decision to leave Japan, I just wanted to come to England.”

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