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Limping Chicken featured on BBC2’s See Hear!

October 23, 2013

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This chicken doesn’t like to blow its own trumpet too much (honest) but we were proud today when our coverage of Sam Evans’ progress (and eventual victory) in the Channel 4 series Big Brother was mentioned on BBC2’s See Hear.     Our Big Brother correspondent Michelle Hedley was also interviewed on the programme: The […]

Donna Williams: Why everyone should give Big Brother winner Sam Evans a break

August 29, 2013

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A few days ago, I wrote a blog post on DeafFirefly congratulating Sam on his success on Big Brother, but I have seen some ‘Sam-bashing’ online, from both deaf and hearing people. Let me explain why I think this is unfair. I’m deaf. I was raised oral and mainstream, words that are fairly innocuous in […]

Michelle Hedley: I followed winner Sam Evans all the way and I admire him

August 21, 2013

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From day one I have been on a journey following Sam on Big Brother as a deaf housemate. There are many similarities between Sam and I.  We were both diagnosed deaf at the age of three (so assume we were born deaf), we were both brought up orally and communicate by lipreading and speech.  We […]

Big Brother update: Sam’s winning night as it happened

August 20, 2013

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The Final Series 14, Big Brother Secret and lies – 14 housemates, nine weeks, 8 public evictions have all lead to this day – day 68.  The final five being Charlie, Dexter, Gina, Jack and Joe and finally Sam. For 4 days the public have been voting for their winner. The show began with a […]

Sam wins Big Brother: First deaf winner tops popular vote

August 19, 2013

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Huge congratulations to Sam Evans from Wales who has won the fourteenth series of Big Brother tonight. Sam, who wears hearing aids, beat Dexter in the live final on Channel 5 and is the first deaf winner of the show. And he wins £100,000 We followed Sam all the way with regular updates from our […]

***Big Brother final tonight .. deaf man Sam favourite to win***

August 19, 2013

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Coverage of the final starts tonight at 9pm on Channel 5 and then again at 10:55pm (subtitled) where deaf man Sam Evans, could be declared the winner. Sam is still the bookies favourite to win and we’ve followed him all the way. Vote for Sam to WIN Call 6 50 58 12 from a mobile Call 090 20 50 […]

Big Brother Update: Sam survives Friday eviction. All eyes on Monday

August 17, 2013

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Day 63 14/8 After completing their weekly shopping task, the next eviction twist was revealed to the housemates.  Sophie and Gina were excluded as they were not nominated.  Big Brother informed the remaining housemates that one of them was facing eviction on Friday.  But Big Brother didn’t want to wait until then, but instead see […]