Watch: Episode 1 of brand-new BSL sketch comedy programme Deaf Funny!

Posted on May 18, 2017

Earlier tonight, the first episode of Deaf Funny was broadcast on television for the first time, and you can now watch it in full online!

Just click here to go to the BSL Zone website and watch it! (Subtitles available!)

Deaf Funny is the world’s first TV comedy sketch show in sign language, written and directed by Charlie Swinbourne (who is also this site’s editor, and is pictured above on set with actors Jean St Clair and Nadeem Islam).

It has an all-star cast of Deaf actors and comedians, including John Smith, Matt Kirby, Jean St Clair, Deepa Shastri, Nadeem Islam, Rebecca-Anne Withey, Adam Bassett and Fifi Garfield. Each actor is tasked with playing multiple characters.

The characters include a fitness instructor, a Deaf spy, a football manager, a police officer, and many more.

Click here to watch Deaf Funny, episode 1 (and don’t forget, episode 2 is out next week!): (turn on the subtitles if you need them!)

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