Tony with his fansTony Cheung (also known as Zorro) moved to Exeter in 2004, having previously lived in Hong Kong and Somerset. In Hong Kong he had worked as a travel agent and an ice skater. In 1982 he was the Hong Kong men’s champion, and the pairs champion too.

Here in Exeter, Zorro volunteers in the Oxfam shop, and for the Sahara Chinese elder group, part of Hikmat

The photo shows Tony with some of his wonderful collection of antique Chinese fans. The fans were part of an exhibition at the RAMM. The photo is courtesy of the RAMM.

Tony was interviewed by Sasi Phongploenpis and Gordon Chang on 16th January 2013. There are four extracts here – listen to an extract by clicking on the play button. Read the transcript here.


Extract 1

Tony talks about the move from Shepton Mallet to Somerton and his partner’s death. Tony talks about moving to Exeter.

Extract 2

Becoming a volunteer at the Oxfam shop after watching a TV show about Africa.

Extract 3

Sasi asks him “What kind of person are you in Exeter?”.

Extract 4

He explains why he’s called both Tony and Zorro.