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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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Unlimited festival: climate change, identity and marginalised experiences

This year's Unlimited festival at the Southbank Centre showcases the work of D/deaf and disabled artists with many FREE events…

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Liberty Festival: a FREE 3-day festival by D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse artists

Check out the accessible and FREE Liberty Festival in London with a range of events by D/deaf, disabled and neurodiverse…

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7 Amazon Original shows and films with disabled actors and characters on Amazon Prime Video

We share seven Amazon Original TV series and films that includes disabled characters and actors on Amazon Prime Video.

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8 Netflix Original shows and films with disabled actors and characters

We roundup eight of the best TV shows and films with disabled actors and characters available on the Netflix streaming…

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Disabled actor David Proud on moving from acting to directing

Disabled actor David Proud, who became known for playing a disabled character in Eastenders, talks to us about moving from…

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BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across…

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Disabled actor James Moore wins Best Newcomer at the NTAs 2019

Last night, disabled actor James Moore won the award for Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2019 for his…

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What do you think of how people with disabilities are portrayed in films and on TV?

After watching jaw-dropping negativity of disability in a film, our Deputy Editor Shannon Kelly was compelled to write an article…

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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black…

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