CBBC sitcom about British Chinese family accused of racism / by David Hwang


More than 100 Beats members have signed an open letter to the BBC and the production company Twenty Twenty to complain that the enlisting of a Chinese writer as a cultural consultant had been insufficient. “We do not accept the use of cultural consultants as replacements for British East Asian writers in a show where the raison d’etre pivots on the lives of a British Chinese family,” the letter says.

Signatories to the letter include the actors David Yip and Jessica Henwick and the American playwright David Henry Hwang.

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