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Join STAGETEXT tomorrow night for a global watch-a-long of Much Ado About Nothing, with captions!

September 24, 2014

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Our Supporter STAGETEXT recently linked up with Digital Theatre so that deaf people can watch six acclaimed plays online with captions! To celebrate, the charity have also arranged a captioned online global watch-a-long of Much Ado About Nothing, Josie Rourke’s acclaimed production starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate. The watch-a-long will take place tomorrow night – Thursday […]

Deaf people have until 5pm on MONDAY to tell Ofcom whether they want more funding for TV programmes in BSL

September 19, 2014

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On Wednesday, we posted a See Hear interview with Ofcom’s Peter Bourton about the new consultation for sign language programmes on TV (there are subtitled and signed versions). Ofcom are asking Deaf people 6 questions, and depending on the response, the amount of funding given to make programmes in BSL (via the BSL Zone) could […]

Nick Sturley: Why Communicator–Guides (or the lack of them) are so important for deafblind people (BSL)

September 8, 2014

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Why are Communicator–Guides (or the lack of them) so important for deafblind people? Watch this article in BSL signed by Tessa Padden, courtesy of our supporter SignWorld, by clicking ‘play’ below: For hearing and deaf sighted people, they can go anywhere and anytime on their own. They can drive, they can shop, they can socialise […]

Award-winning playwright creates play for Deaf actress Sophie Stone

August 25, 2014

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Kaite O’Reilly, an award-winning playwright, has created a new play for Deaf actress, Sophie Stone. The play, called Woman of Flowers, is produced by acclaimed theatre company Forest Forge, embarks on a UK tour this September and is an innovative retelling of an ancient Welsh tale. The play will star Deaf actress Sophie Stone, the first […]

Deaf News: Partnership means theatre plays will be released with captions online

August 20, 2014

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The charity STAGETEXT (who are one of our supporters) and DIGITAL THEATRE are delighted to announce that they have formed a partnership to make acclaimed, entertaining theatre available with captions online. Six fully captioned theatre productions will be available to rent or buy online via the Digital Theatre website with the option of captioning from […]

Charlie Swinbourne: 5 annoying things about going on holiday when you’re deaf

August 19, 2014

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Holidays. You work yourself to the bone (or merely to the beak in the Chicken’s case) all year round and your reward is two weeks away from home when you get to relax, unwind, switch off, and enjoy yourself. I’ve just come back from two weeks in Scotland and don’t get me wrong, I had an […]

Deaf News: Hearing Link joins forces with Patient Opinion to gather views on NHS services

August 19, 2014

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The UK hearing loss charity Hearing Link has joined forces with Patient Opinion to make it easier for people with hearing loss and their families to report back on their experiences of NHS services. Patient Opinion is an independent and non-profit organisation that gathers patient feedback on health services in the UK. The feedback is […]