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Deaf actor Matty Gurney to star in Edinburgh Fringe play, ‘Light’, aimed at deaf and hearing audiences

July 11, 2014


Theatre Ad Infinitum is set to perform the company’s first dystopian sci-fi play at the Edinburgh Fringe, in collaboration with Deaf actor Matty Gurney. Inspired by the revelations of whistleblower Edward Snowden, and the debate surrounding state surveillance, Light brings to life a nightmarish future where the state is secretly watching citizens’ minds. Excited by […]

Deaf News: Deaf community in mourning for actor Vitalis Katakinas

July 8, 2013


The Deaf community is in mourning following the death of actor Vitalis Katakinas, who passed away on Saturday, 6th July. Katakinas died one week after suffering a serious injury in an incident outside a pub in North London after BSL Pride Day. He was just 34 years of age, and leaves his son, Gabrielis, and […]

“I knew I could achieve as a deaf actor.” Interview with Alex Nowak!

May 22, 2013


Alex Nowak has starred in a range of Deaf films, including The Beach House, The Silent Killer, and most notably The End. Just last weekend, he was offering young deaf people advice about acting at Deaffest in Wolverhampton. But what makes him tick? We interviewed him to find out. Could you tell us how deaf […]