Emma Purcell

Emma Purcell

News Editor, Freelance Journalist and Blogger at Rock For Disability. Loves live music, comedy, acting, chocolate and a Harry Potter fanatic.
Entertainment & Culture

BBC make-up show Glow Up celebrating disability and diversity

BBC make-up show Glow Up celebrates disability and diversity by including two autistic contestants and a young girl with a…

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Entertainment & Culture

Let’s Talk Tokyo: an Evening with Adam Hills and ParalympicsGB

Comedian Adam Hills hosts a virtual event called Let's Talk Tokyo to mark 100 days until Tokyo 2020 and raise…

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Entertainment & Culture

Paralympian Kadeena Cox MBE and former Corrie actress Melissa Johns join the line-up for Celebrity MasterChef 2021

Paralympian Kadeena Cox and former Corrie actress Melissa Johns joins the line up for Celebrity MasterChef 2021 this summer.

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News

Access Card recognised at UK theme parks – get a DISCOUNT with Disability Horizons

Access Card is now recognised at four of the UK’s most famous Amusement Parks: Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures and Legoland.

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Entertainment & Culture

Kez Margrie: CBBC Commissioning Editor who happens to be a wheelchair user

We speak to CBBC Commissioning Editor Kez Margrie, who became a wheelchair user following an acrobatic accident aged 23.

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled comedian Rosie Jones stars in new travel series Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure

Rosie Jones stars in new travel series called Trip Hazard: My Great British Adventure, where she explores places across the…

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Lifestyle

Emma Purcell: news editor and feature writer at Disability Horizons

Our news editor and feature writer Emma Purcell has been with Disability Horizons since 2012. She shares some of her…

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Entertainment & Culture

Shannon Murray: actress, media lawyer and disability consultant

We speak to Shannon Murray, an actress, media lawyer and disability consultant, who campaigns for better disability representation in the…

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Entertainment & Culture

Gabriella Leon: Deaf actress and theatre maker best known as Jade in BBC Casualty

We speak to deaf actress and theatre maker Gabriella Leon who is best known for playing Jade Lovall in BBC…

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Entertainment & Culture

Barack Obama in conversation with the stars of Crip Camp

Barack Obama speaks to the stars of Crip Camp to find out how the film has changed perceptions of disability…

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