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“She was sassy.” Donna Williams: My review of Dr Who: Under the Lake

October 13, 2015

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As a deaf whovian, I’ve sometimes wondered how the TARDIS would translate in sign language. Would there be words floating […]

“I think the future looks bright.” William Mager tells us about upcoming changes to See Hear

May 1, 2015

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There are a range of changes happening at BBC See Hear, including changing to being shown on a monthly basis, […]

BBC responds to our article on the lack of on-demand subtitles on Sky

March 6, 2015

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Below is the BBC’s response to our article on the lack of on-demand subtitles on Sky, explaining what some of […]

Read: William Mager’s article telling the moving story of a Deaf couple who appeared in a 1940 Pathé video

December 18, 2014

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BBC See Hear recently tracked down a Deaf couple who appeared in a Pathe news video online on their wedding […]

Watch: See Hear’s Access to Work special

October 24, 2014

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For a full idea of the effect of the government’s Access to Work changes on Deaf people, you should watch […]

“I’m still the same person with the same ambitions.” TV presenter Jacqui Hames on becoming deaf

October 3, 2014

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Tell us about your life and career? After a pretty ordinary childhood in South London, in 1977 I joined the […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Music venues should follow Glastonbury and give Deaf people better access to concerts

June 30, 2014

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By all accounts, this year’s Glastonbury festival went down a muddy storm, and even better, the festival has also been […]

William Mager: A tribute to Terry Riley, Deaf broadcasting pioneer

June 3, 2014

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At the end of this month, Terry Riley celebrates two personal milestones. He will receive his OBE from the Queen […]

Watch: BBC Breakfast News’ cochlear implant debates – with subtitles

April 1, 2014

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After the video of a woman’s response to having her cochlear implant switched on went viral last week, BBC Breakfast […]

Transcript: Deputy Editor Andy Palmer on BBC Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show talking about the sign language interpreter controversy

December 12, 2013

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The popular BBC Radio 2 current affairs discussion programme, presented by Jeremy Vine, discussed the South African interpreter controversy and […]