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Go see: BSL interpreted performance of Out Of The Cage at London’s Park Theatre

January 28, 2015


This is a paid-for post. The Park Theatre (nearest tube Finsbury Park) have a BSL interpreted performance of OUT OF THE CAGE on Friday 6th Feb, 7:45pm. OUT OF THE CAGE is the story of women’s courage, dignity and hope in World War One. This performance will be interpreted by Jeni Draper, and there is a […]

Emily Howlett: Why are deaf actors still being sidelined?

January 26, 2015


The new Stephen Hawking biopic, ‘The Theory of Everything’ caused heated discussion before it was even released, with the announcement that Eddie Redmayne, an able-bodied actor, would be playing the main role. Once the film hit cinemas, the controversy only escalated, with some praising Redmayne’s performance, while others questioned whether the role should have gone […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Why you should watch the brand-new Deaf sitcom, Small World

January 23, 2015


Before Christmas, I had the pleasure of watching a very new kind of Deaf programme being created – a Deaf sitcom, performed entirely in BSL, called Small World. You could say Small World is like a Deaf version of the TV comedy Friends, a snappy, punchy comedy about a group of people around the same […]

Jen Dodds: 5 tips for making your own BSL video for Limping Chicken! (BSL)

January 22, 2015


So you’re thinking of sending a BSL video to Limping Chicken, but you’re not feeling very confident, or aren’t sure how to do it? We at Limping Chicken would love to have more articles in BSL. So, we’ve put together a few tips to hopefully encourage you to send one in! To watch this article […]

Lee Robertson: Food for thought (BSL)

January 20, 2015


You know what? I’ve had enough of the world we live in. I want to go on a journey, far away, to a distant planet, and I’d like you to come with me. To watch this article in BSL, signed by Lee, click play below: On this planet the population is hugely varied. They have […]

“I make what I do accessible to everyone, regardless of language.” Meet: Ramesh Meyyappan, Deaf visual theatre creator

January 13, 2015


Could you tell me about your background? Where do you come from? I was born in a small rural village in South India. Later at a very young age my family moved to Singapore. Their decision was made in an attempt to ensure both my sister and myself got access to education that would cater […]

John Cradden: “Phenomenal” signing choir from Irish Deaf school makes impact in Ireland and Europe

January 12, 2015


This article by John Cradden for the Irish Times has been shared here with the kind permission of the author and the publisher. It’s often assumed that when profoundly deaf children are involved in any kind of musical performance it’s mainly for their therapeutic benefit: a worthy attempt at confidence-building or something that might help […]