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Disability in the spotlight on Britain’s Got Talent 2022

Britain’s Got Talent 2022 is in full swing and the 15th series has featured even more amazing auditions from performers…

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Rose Ayling-Ellis continues to shine a light on sign language by winning a BAFTA and signing a CBeebies bedtime story

Deaf actress and Strictly champion Rose Ayling-Ellis has again shown the importance of British Sign Language (BSL) by winning a…

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Happy Mondays frontman Shaun Ryder on being a rockstar with ADHD

We speak to Happy Mondays and Black Grape frontman Shaun Ryder, who was diagnosed with ADHD and dyslexia in 2020.

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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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Lindsey Dryden: a disabled and queer filmmaker who is making the film industry fully accessible and inclusive for all

We speak to Lindsey Dryden about her career as a disabled and queer filmmaker, the launch of her production company…

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