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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...

Bobby Benson – A Tribute

British Deaf Association Chair Terry Riley pays tribute to Deaf comedian and all-round nice guy, Bobby Benson, who was laid to rest this week. "Earlier...
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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Genevieve Barr

The actress caused a sensation at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in her role as Alice in The Solid Life of Sugar Water. Praised by...

Tips for dating with deafness

Dating itself can be daunting but for deaf people it may feel ten times more challenging. Or for a hearing person meeting a deaf...
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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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Under the spotlight: Deaf Talent – Paula Garfield

Deafinitely Theatre’s artistic director talks about her powerful new 2015 show and how theatre is the ultimate way of raising Deaf awareness. BDN: You just...
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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...

Captioning Awareness Week: It’s all about captions!

This week is all about celebrating the importance of captioning, particularly within the D/deaf and hard of hearing community… it’s Captioning Awareness Week!

Mandy Harvey – deaf singer got dazzled in “America’s Got Talent”

A phenomenal success for Mandy Harvey who became deaf in 10 years ago, aged 18, from a connective-tissue disorder where she has got ill,...
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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...