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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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10 amazing male disabled celebrities

We recently rounded up the top 10 female disabled celebrities. This time, it’s the boys’ turn. Here are 10 awesome disabled…

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Spike Breakwell: from a stage in Luton to a movie set in LA

Comedian and writer Spike Breakwell, who uses an electric wheelchair, talks to Disability Horizons about his chance to jet off…

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