Entertainment & Culture

BBC marks 25 years of the Disability Discrimination Act

BBC is marking the 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act with a range of content across television, radio and…

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Alex Brooker: disabled journalist, comedian and co-host on The Last Leg

We speak to disabled TV presenter, journalist and comedian Alex Brooker. He is best known for being co-host on the…

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Strictly Amy: Crohn’s and Me – A documentary about dancer Amy Dowden living with Crohn’s disease

Strictly dancer Amy Dowden opens up and shares what life is like living with Crohn’s disease in new documentary.

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Disabled contestants competing on Strictly and Bake Off 2020

Disabled contestants Marc Elliott and JJ Chalmers are both competing in two of the UK's biggest TV shows - Bake…

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Steve Brown: Paralympic wheelchair rugby player and television presenter

We speak to Steve Brown, former Paralympic wheelchair rugby player who captained Team GB at the London 2012 Paralympics and…

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Representation of disability in popular culture in 2020 – where are we now?

Emma West, who worked at the BBC for more than a decade, looks at the representation of disability in popular…

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Ade Adepitan on his wheelchair basketball career and becoming a television presenter and author

Ade Adepitan is a former wheelchair basketball player, TV present and author. We speak to him about his life with…

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Disability short story series: Rolling In It

We don't think there are enough books with disabled characters or disability in the storyline, so we have created some…

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Joanne Roughton-Arnold: visually impaired violinist, opera singer and founder of FormidAbility

Joanne Roughton-Arnold is a visually impaired violinist, opera singer and the founder of the opera company formidAbility, which makes opera…

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How to fundraise if you have a disability

Stephanie, who has congenital muscular dystrophy, recently raised more than £700 for Muscular Dystrophy UK from her home. Find out…

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