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Ted Evans: Come along to Shuffle Festival on Sunday and watch Together, a forgotten classic about two Deaf men

July 29, 2014


Naturally I’m always interested when deaf people are portrayed in films, I personally seek them out for my development project where I am looking at the portrayal of deaf characters in film and how sign language is captured. So if I hear I about a certain film, I have to see it and that is […]

London’s Royal Court theatre offers £10 tickets for captioned and BSL performances to Limping Chicken readers

July 15, 2014


The Royal Court theatre, Britain’s leading theatre for new plays, has launched a new season of accessible performances for deaf people – featuring captioned and BSL interpreted performances – so you can follow every line of dialogue. Even better, the theatre have introduced a special offer for our readers (for accessible performances only). You can […]

Deaf News: Deaf man cleared of murdering Deaf actor Vitalis Katakinas

June 2, 2014


A Deaf man has been cleared of murder and manslaughter after an incident in which a Deaf actor died. Deaf actor Vitalis Katakinas died one week after the incident, which occurred outside a London pub following a Deaf event in July last year. Today, Matthew Powe was found not guilty of murder and manslaughter after claiming he […]

Review: Deafinitely Theatre’s ‘Two’ – by Donna Williams

January 9, 2014


On 14th November I had a lovely birthday treat – a trip to London to see Deafinitely Theatre’s production of Jim Cartwright’s TWO, which was on at Southwark Playhouse from 24th October – 16th November. This classic play is set in a traditional pub, with the Landlord and Landlady shutting up for the last time, […]

Charlie Swinbourne: The day I saw Nelson Mandela making a speech in Trafalgar Square

December 6, 2013


When I heard the sad news this morning that Nelson Mandela had passed away, my mind went back to a cold morning in London in February 2005, when I was lucky enough to see him making a speech to kick off the Make Poverty History campaign. It seems incredible to think of now, but that […]

Charlie Swinbourne: How Deaf filmmaker Ted Evans’s career hit new heights at the Paralympics

December 6, 2012


In August, 80,000 people piled into London’s Olympic stadium for the spectacular opening ceremony for the 2012 Paralympic Games. But for one of them, it was the 10 minutes before the ceremony began that were extra special. Deaf film-maker Ted Evans’ 10-minute film, Look Up, which he co-directed with Bim Ajadi, kicked off the live […]

Lianne Herbert: The frustration of attending a play without any access

October 24, 2012


Last week, my drama teacher organised a theatre trip for my drama group – who are all hearing – to attend. We went to see the last performance of a London-based production, because we were going to meet the cast the following day in our drama class to discuss the play. At first, when the […]