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‘Lost Voice Guy’ Lee Ridley on winning BGT, his comedy tour and people’s reactions to him being a disabled comedian

Back in June 2018, disabled comedian Lee Ridley, also known as ‘Lost Voice Guy’, shot to fame after winning the primetime TV show Britain’s Got Talent. It secured him a

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BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across the UK, plus 20 specially curated features available to rent

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Disabled actor James Moore wins Best Newcomer at the NTAs 2019

Last night, disabled actor James Moore won the award for Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2019 for his role as Ryan Stocks in Emmerdale. Back in July last

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Disabled model and para-athlete Samanta Bullock shares her lifestyle tips

Here at Disability Horizons, we’re always looking for new ways to share insights and experiences from the many brilliant disabled bloggers and influencers across the world. So, as we get

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We speak to professional mouth and foot artist Tom Yendell

Professional mouth and foot painter Tom Yendell has been an artist for more than 30 years. Born without arms, he hasn’t let his disability come in the way of his

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10 most popular articles on Disability Horizons from 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, we’ve delved into our archives to find out which were the 10 most popular articles last year. From an interview with BBC’s disabled weather

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Ali McManus: a disabled singer with an unbreakable spirit

Ali McManus is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter and motivational speaker from Detroit, USA. She was born three months premature, weighed 2lbs 7oz and had a 50% chance of survival. She was

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Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

In January, we spoke to Lucy Martin to find out what it is like being the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter, how she secured the job, why she became

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Great British Bake Off: were you pleased that Briony’s disability wasn’t mentioned?

As the Great British Bake Off comes to a close, Disability Horizons writer and Bake Off superfan Raisa debates whether contestant Briony William’s disability not being mentioned was a good

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018: how Lauren Steadman and Katie Piper are changing perceptions around disability

Following on from Paralympian Jonnie Peacock’s influential appearance on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing, the latest line-up includes Para-triathlete Lauren Steadman and acid attack victim Katie Piper. Lauren has no