Lynette Linton and Team Angelica, in association with Arcola Creative Engagement

#Hashtag Lightie

Lynette Linton

Directed by: Rikki Beadle-Blair

#teamlightie or #teamdarkie?

Ella is popular, addicted to social media, Queen of the Selfie, and mixed race. Her thriving YouTube channel has make up tips, opinions, and videos of her boisterous family. But after one of her videos goes viral, Ella finds herself in the centre of a social media storm that leads to a family meltdown. With her identity and perception of beauty challenged, can Ella promote self-love without fueling hate?

Writer Lynette Linton (Associate Director, The Gate) and director Rikki Beadle-Blair (Team Angelica, Theatre Royal Stratford East) join forces for a heart-warming and hilarious exploration of the conflicting ideas of what it means to be mixed race in Britain today.

There will be a question and answer session after each performance. Stay and chat to the cast and creative team.

Interested in bringing a school group? Check out the Education Pack here.

Supported by Arcola Lab


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