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Top TV talent back first BBC Writersroom’s open call for disabled writers

Top TV writers and actors Rose Ayling-Ellis, Ruth Madeley and Jack Thorne have thrown their support behind a new BBC…

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Dare to Dance: Strictly’s Amy Dowden hosts her own dancing show

Strictly professional Amy Dowden is now hosting her own TV dancing show, Dare to Dance.

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Strictly Come Dancing seek a wheelchair dancer for new series

The BBC show Strictly Come dancing is reportedly looking for a celebrity wheelchair dancer to partner one of the professionals…

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TV Access Project: a coalition of broadcasters pledge to make the TV industry more accessible for disabled talent

The TV Access Project (TAP) is a coalition of 10 of the UK’s biggest broadcasters and streamers who have pledged…

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Inside Our Autistic Minds: Chris Packham helps give autistic people a voice in a new documentary

In a BBC documentary titled Inside Our Autistic Minds, Chris Packham meets autistic people from across the UK and helps…

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6 influential and versatile disabled drag queens you should follow on social media

Disability Horizons shares 6 glamorous, stylish and empowering disabled drag queens you should follow on social media.

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Comedians Johnny Vegas and Sue Perkins open up about their ADHD diagnosis

British comedians and TV personalities Johnny Vegas and Sue Perkins recently announced they’ve been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder…

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Hamza Yassin believes his dyslexia was the secret weapon to winning Strictly Come Dancing 2022

Wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin believes his dyslexia was the secret weapon in winning strictly 2022.

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George Webster: CBeebies presenter with Down’s syndrome will take part in Strictly Christmas Special 2022

Award-winning TV presenter and disability activist George Webster has been named as the sixth and final star confirmed to be…

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Natalie Balmain: Candidate with health conditions become alternative Prime Minister

We speak to the winner of Make Me Prime Minister, Natalie Balmain, who lives with Type 1 diabetes and depression.

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