Must See: BSLBT Showcase, London, this Saturday!

Posted on September 10, 2012

If you’re in London this weekend and you’d like to see some films in BSL, featuring Deaf actors, made by the cream of Deaf directing talent, then this is for you. Even better, it costs only £1! Read on…

Are you a film buff? Love watching BSL films by Deaf people and Deaf actors?

Then why not go to the BSLBT Showcase?

It’s for everyone!

In the spirit of ‘Team GB’, the BSLBT takes pride in all Deaf people’s achievements and nowhere is that more evident than in the arena of Deaf film-making, writing and acting which has and is continuing to command the world stage.

The BSLBT is delighted to be supporters of such Deaf talent and have commissioned many Deaf films for television and develop opportunities for newcomers. Here’s your chance to see the work of our Deaf writers, directors and actors as the BSLBT is delighted to present its showcase of films by Deaf talent in London on Saturday 15th September 2012.

It’s from 2-9pm and will cost you £1, yes, £1 to get in.  You’ll see eleven great films, meet Deaf film-makers, actors and many others and will also have refreshments!  All that for a pound, yes, £1!  That’s 9 pence per film!  Fantastic value!  And you can find out about how you can get involved in Deaf film-making too!

Confirmed guests include: Gavin and Elisabeth – presenters of The Hub; Scott Garthwaite – the Punk Chef; Rebecca-Anne Withey, Sean Richards, Robert Duncan – stars of Life Out There; Rebecca Zelic and Wayne Jemmott – stars of Champion of The World. Programme makers include: Louis Neethling, Bim Ajadi, Ted Evans, David Ellington, Camilla Arnold, and all the Zoom 2012 directors.

So that’s Saturday 15th September 2012 from 2-9pm at the Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, London SE1 2HZ [round the corner from London Bridge station towards City Hall].

Buy your ticket now!  Go to and follow the instructions to buy tickets for the best value entertainment event of the year.

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