Browsing All posts tagged under »comedy«

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

May 29, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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