“The Alfred Fagon Award is unique."
Michael Abbensetts, winner 2004
  
  
Supported by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation
#Hashtag Lightie by Lynton Linton

#Hashtag Lightie by Lynton Linton

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 fuelling hate?

Cast and creatives
Adele James
Devon Anderson
Jamie Richards
John Omole
Sophia Leonie
Grace Cookey-Gam

Director Rikki Beadle Blair
Writer Lynette Linton
Dramaturg John Gordon
Tech Gino Green and Daniel Bailey
Stage Manager Anto Cossu,
Sound design Tristan Parkes
Lighting design Richard lambert
Photographer Kweku Kyei
Producer Ellie Chadwick

31 January – 4 February 2017 Arcola Theatre
Returns to the Arcola Theatre in November 2017 for 3 weeks.

Reviews

Afridiziak

East London and West Essex Guardian

Media Diversified

The Voice