Tag "Disabled actors"

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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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What do you think of how people with disabilities are portrayed in films and on TV?

After watching jaw-dropping negativity of disability in a film, our Deputy Editor Shannon Kelly was compelled to write an article exploring the representation of disabled people in films and on

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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black Box, both of which are about disability. Written after frustrations

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Disability and the media: disability in films

In our two-part article about disability and the media, Trailblazers ambassador David Gale shares his thought on the representation of disability on the big screen. Following my recent look at disability

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I’m Spazticus: straight from the horse’s mouth

I’m Spazticus is a new hidden camera prank show from Channel 4, airing in the run up to the Paralympics. As this controversial four-part disability show comes to an end,

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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