Browsing All posts tagged under »comedy«

John Owens: Things that happen to you when you’re an oral deaf person

May 29, 2015

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Here are some things that happen to you when you’re an oral deaf person out in the hearing world. Whispering Sweet […]

Charlie Swinbourne: The 10 annoying habits of deaf people!

November 1, 2014

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Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! This one […]

Edinburgh Fringe Review: “Humour can bring Deaf culture into the mainstream.” Charlie Swinbourne reviews ‘Speech Sucks: The Future Signs’

August 22, 2014

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The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at the Edinburgh Fringe is a strand which gives university lecturers the chance to debate […]

Jennifer Stuessy: The 10 most dangerous places for a hearing aid

April 3, 2014

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I’m notorious for using hearing aids for a LONG time.  My first one lasted NINE years.  Another one lasted TEN. […]

Teresa Garratty: 15 steps to being a Deaf Christmas Scrooge!

December 23, 2013

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Ah, Christmas! The “Marmite” of all seasons, you either love it or you spit it out in disgust. So for […]

Donna Williams: Paul Whitehouse rubbed the ‘fake’ interpreter controversy in deaf people’s faces

December 14, 2013

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Maybe it’s just me. But I’m not seeing the funny. At the British Comedy Awards on Thursday night, Paul Whitehouse picked […]

Charlie Swinbourne: How I wrote The Fingerspellers!

December 2, 2013

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The Fingerspellers, which is showing this week on the BSL Zone, is a comedy about a family of deaf gangsters, […]

Caroline O’Neill: How we filmed ‘How to Mug a Deaf Person’

November 18, 2013

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How to Mug a Deaf Person was filmed on an overcast September afternoon in a park in West London. The […]

Meet: Rinkoo Barpaga, Britain’s next Deaf stand-up comedian!

August 7, 2013

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I first met Rinkoo Barpaga back in 2006, when he joined Vee-TV’s team as a researcher. Since then I’ve seen […]

Watch: Stand-up comedy from Abnormally Funny People!

April 18, 2013

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Subtitled in English, here’s a ten minute highlights package of the Abnormally Funny People comedy show at the Edinburgh Fringe […]