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Limping Chicken featured on BBC2’s See Hear!

October 23, 2013


This chicken doesn’t like to blow its own trumpet too much (honest) but we were proud today when our coverage of Sam Evans’ progress (and eventual victory) in the Channel 4 series Big Brother was mentioned on BBC2’s See Hear.     Our Big Brother correspondent Michelle Hedley was also interviewed on the programme: The […]

Donna Williams: Why everyone should give Big Brother winner Sam Evans a break

August 29, 2013


A few days ago, I wrote a blog post on DeafFirefly congratulating Sam on his success on Big Brother, but I have seen some ‘Sam-bashing’ online, from both deaf and hearing people. Let me explain why I think this is unfair. I’m deaf. I was raised oral and mainstream, words that are fairly innocuous in […]

Big Brother Update: Sam talks about what it’s like to be deaf (days 39, 40 & 41)

July 25, 2013


Day 39, Sunday 21st July The day started with Sophie trying to wake Sam (who has just been nominated for eviction) up in the safe house! It took a few attempts until she simply shook him! Big Brother informed Sophie and Sam that they would be choosing another housemate to join them in the safe […]

Big Brother Update: Sam sabotages Dan’s day!

July 17, 2013


Day 30, Friday 12/7 Today was Friday and in true Big Brother style it was eviction day. But whilst the 4 nominated housemates reflected on whether this was their last day in the house, Big Brother set them another task. Big Brother decided to put Dan’s detective skills to the test. One of the housemates […]

Big Brother Update: Sam advised to take advantage of Jemima’s affection for him

July 1, 2013


Day 15, Thursday 27/6 Daley and Dexter advised Sam to take advantage of Jemimas affection for him and take any deals offered from magazines. Sam hates the idea, even for money! Later Jemima attempts to spice things up with Sam – only to be rebuked! Dexter reveals that although he is straight, he has been […]

Big Brother Update: Sam teaches the house some sign language

June 21, 2013


Day 5 Monday 17th June Today starts with the house accidentally revealing to Michael that they knew he was the only one going to be nominating.  Despite all their theories though they still haven’t twigged he knew they knew!  Nor that his whole purpose there is controlled by the public. Jackie and Charlie (Mother and […]

Big Brother Update: Sam is thrown by question of how much his hearing aids help him to hear

June 18, 2013


Day 4, Sunday 16th June Dan (an ex police officer) questions Sam about his hearing and how much he can hear. Sam explains he is 70% deaf and from birth. Dan asks how much his hearing aids boosts his hearing, but Sam seems thrown and says that he had never been asked that before and […]