#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
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.