Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO
Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO
Stephen McCarty
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HBO Asia’s Chinese drama Miss S brings the glamour of old Shanghai to life

  • Ma Yili plays Su Wenli, the Miss S of the series’ title, who defies convention by opening her own detective agency and outwits both police and felons
  • She levels her sights at quack doctors, dodgy businessmen, cocaine tsars and convicts

Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO
Ma Yili and Vengo Gao Weiguang in Miss S. Photo: HBO
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