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Less than 2% of characters in the top UK TV shows are disabled

Streaming service WatchTVAbroad.com shares its latest research – Diversity in the UK - which has found TV bosses are doing…

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Ralph & Katie: a love story about a married couple with Down’s syndrome

Ralph and Katie, two disabled characters from the hit BBC One series The A Word, are set to appear on…

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Paralympian Ellie Simmonds set to take part in Strictly Come Dancing 2022

Paralympic swimmer Ellie Simmonds - who has a form of dwarfism - is set to take part in the new…

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Adam Pearson will test his cooking skills on Celebrity Masterchef 2022

TV presenter, actor and disability campaigner Adam Pearson is set to test his cooking skills when he participates in Celebrity…

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The Great British Sewing Bee represents disability without mentioning it

The Great British Sewing Bee, a BBC reality show in which 12 people compete to be the best sewer, is…

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Ruth Madeley: BAFTA-nominated actor creating greater disability representation in the media

We speak to BAFTA-nominated actor Ruth Madeley about her living with spinal bifida, her acting career and being a patron…

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Bruce Kenneth: a furniture designer and TV craftsman with one arm

We speak to Bruce Kenneth about living with a disability, becoming a furniture designer and his appearances on TV.  

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Paralympian Ellie Simmonds investigates pioneering drug for children with dwarfism in new documentary

Paralympian Ellie Simmonds is In a new BBC documentary where she investigates a controversial new drug that some people argue…

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Arthur Hughes on being an actor on stage and screen with an upper-limb difference

We speak to disabled actor Arthur Hughes about his career starring in The Innocents, Help and Then Barbara Met Alan,…

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Then Barbara Met Alan: a factual drama about the rise of the Disability Discrimination Act in Britain

Then Barbara Met Alan is a factual drama that tells the true story of how two disability activists who became…

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