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Entertainment & Culture

November 2019: unmissable disability-related culture, arts and entertainment

We round up the best disability-related entertainment, art and culture, including tour dates with disabled comedian Lost Voice Guy, new…

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Entertainment & Culture

We speak to Breaking Bad star and disability campaigner RJ Mitte

We speak to disabled actor RJ Mitte about his life with cerebral palsy, his success in playing Walter Jr. in…

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Entertainment & Culture

Zack Gottsagen: an actor with Down’s syndrome tipped for Oscar glory

Zack Gottsagen, an American actor with Down’s syndrome, tipped for Oscar glory for his lead role in The Peanut Butter…

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Entertainment & Culture

10 disabled soap stars played by disabled actors and actresses

Writer and soap fan Raya rounds up 10 disabled soap characters in the four main soaps - Eastenders, Coronation Street,…

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Entertainment & Culture

How disabled actress and activist Diana Elizabeth Jordan is creating change for other disabled artists

Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a disabled actress and activist. She's been working in the industry for most of her life…

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News

Disability rights: why our collective voice would be much stronger

David Proud, the first disabled actor to join the cast of Eastenders, believes that disabled people have become divided and…

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Lifestyle

David Proud: disability is never an individual diagnosis

Actor David Proud, who was born with spina bifida, has appeared in a number of BBC TV series, such as…

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Entertainment & Culture

Interview: Emmerdale’s disabled actor James Moore on making disability ‘normal’

Award-winning ITV soap Emmerdale recently cast a disabled actor in a pivotal role, placing him at the forefront of a…

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Entertainment & Culture

A funny one-woman show about disabled king Richard III

Next month sees the reimagining of Richard III – a king with scoliosis who was vilified by Shakespeare. But what…

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Podcast series: disabled actress Storme Toolis

As part of a podcast series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley has been interviewing famous and influential disabled people from…

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