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Good news but more Deaf actors needed

Michael Richardson reports for BDN on accessibility improvements at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. As I write, the final day of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival...
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Strictly Nyle DiMarco

British Deaf News profiles the man of the moment, Nyle DiMarco, an icon and role model to a whole generation of Deaf people after...
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Access to Work limits Deaf actors say London Theatre Company

The Graeae Theatre Company, based in London, has claimed the government’s disability employment scheme, Access to Work, has created a “glass ceiling” that limits...
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Spotlight on a young Deaf achiever

This month Deaf Beauty Queen and Fashion Graduate Karina Jemmott tells BDN what drives and inspires her. Some of our keener eyed readers may recall...
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Dancing to the beat

Kevin Watson talks to the star of the new vodka Smirnoff advert, Chris Fonseca, who is inspiring Deaf people to express themselves through music...
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Preserving Deaf Art

The Deaf Museum & Archive’s collection includes works by deaf artists going back to the 18th century. Peter Jackson encourages members of the Deaf...
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Power in Our Hands: It all started with a dusty pile of showreels in...

As BDA documentary Power in Our Hands which premiered last November prepares to go on tour Kevin Watson finds out how the project began. A chance discovery during...
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“It’s been an honour being accepted by the Whovians”

In October, Sophie Stone appeared on screens all over the UK as Cass in a Doctor Who story. It was a pivotal moment for...
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Opening a door into Deaf History

A new BDA website opens its archives up to the public as well as allowing the Deaf community to share old photos and videos...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Ruth Montgomery

She’s been deaf from birth, but with her analogue hearing aids she has forged a career as a professional musician, teacher, visual artist and...