Watch: New documentary about how three people fell in love and found their Deaf identity

Posted on October 14, 2016



You can now watch Found in Love, the latest instalment in the Found series of documentaries, on the BSL Zone website.

This episode tells three Deaf people’s stories of how they fell in love and through their new partner, discovered the Deaf world, sign language and a new sense of identity.

Among the stories is that of Lesley Reeves-Costi, who first saw her husband, Memnos, when she saw him presenting for BBC See Hear over 20 years ago.

Dean Kamitsis explains how his life changed after he became deaf then went to Blackpool Deaf Rally, while Diane Borthwick-Hare tells of how she felt lost after her mother passed away, but meeting Trevor helped things improve.

The documentary was made by this site’s Editor, Charlie Swinbourne, was produced by Juggle Productions and funded by British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust.

Watch Found in Love by clicking here.

The Limping Chicken is the UK’s deaf blogs and news website, and is the world’s most popular deaf blog. It is edited by Deaf journalist and filmmaker Charlie Swinbourne.

Please note that the views of the writers are their own, and not necessarily the views of the Editor or site as a whole. Read our disclaimer here.

Find out how to write for us by clicking here, or sign a blog for us by clicking here! Or just email

Make sure you never miss a post by finding out how to follow us, and don’t forget to check out what our supporters  provide:


Posted in: watch