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Punchlines, prejudice and a lack of disabled actors

Disability rights campaigner, Nicky Clark (@mrsnickyclark), shares this article on the interplay between two of her campaigns, one of which aims to increase the number of disabled actors playing disabled

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Do mobility aids have to look so dull?!

New DH contributor, Carrie Webster, shares this interesting article on her experience of trying to find fashionable crutches and the importance of mobility aids needing to look good as well

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To be or not to be… accessible?

New DH contributor, Nicky Baker, shares this article about her experiences of getting involved in the performing arts and the ongoing battles faced with trying to find accessible venues. My

Disability Horizons goes on tour at The O2 Arena!

Martyn and I were recently given a tour of The O2, a distinctive landmark on the London landscape that is home to one of world’s premier indoor venues which is

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A very ABLE radio station

Feel like listening to something new on the radio? Well… we have the pleasure of introducing you to Able Radio! The UK’s first disability radio station! Able Radio is the

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The Way We Were

New DH contributor, Gary William Murning, is a novelist living in the northeast of England. His work, largely mainstream fiction, focuses on themes that touch us all — love, death,

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Lights, camera, action! Martyn makes his TV presenting debut!

DH co-editor Martyn Sibley, tonight makes his TV presenting debut on BBC1 London’s prime time weekly magazine / documentary show “Inside Out”. This week’s edition investigates the lack of hotel

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Seven little people: a review

New DH contributor Debbie Caulfield reviews and provides her personal thoughts on  a controversial new reality show called Seven Dwarves broadcasted on the UK’s Channel 4. This seven-part documentary, screened recently

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Turning 20 – Celebrating twenty years of the Candoco Dance Company

Candoco is a contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers based in London, UK. They are premiering a new production called Turning 20 on 14th September. We profile the

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A rising star: Q&A with David Proud

David Proud is an actor from the UK who recently starred in the BBC’s hit drama Eastenders. David joins a select band of actors with a disability to have portrayed