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BBC TV and radio this week: Warwick Davis

Emma Emma | 10:35 UK time, Wednesday, 23 November 2011

As the sitcom Life's Too Short continues, star of the show, Warwick Davis, has been popping up all over the place.

The actor of restricted growth has been a guest on Chris Moyles' show on Radio 1 and Midweek on Radio 4. He also contributed to a documentary on BBC Two following short performers who are trying to make their way in the entertainment industry.

Other highlights:

Listen - Radio 4 - You and Yours
Winifred Robinson talked to 'digital champion' Martha Lane Fox about how web access for disabled people can be improved.

Listen - Radio 4 - All In The Mind
The programme explored the links between childhood bullying and mental health problems in later life.

Listen - Radio 4 Extra - Spoonface Steinberg
Lee Hall's play about faith, love and death as an autistic girl comes to terms with her extraordinary life.

Watch - BBC One - Children In Need - The Best Bits
Pop group One Direction look back on a night of fun and fundraising in aid of disadvantaged children all over the UK.

Watch - BBC Two - See Hear
Radha Manjeshwar marked Children In Need week with a look at some of the complex challenges facing deaf children with additional needs.

Watch - BBC Two - Frontline Medicine
Michael Mosley explored the link between war and medical research.

Listen - 5 Live - Stephen Nolan
Blogger Sue Marsh contributed to a discussion about whether the family GP is the best person to decide who is fit to work.

Watch - Cbeebies - Something Special
Entertaining regular educational series for four to seven year old children with and without learning difficulties.

Listen - Radio 4 - In Touch
A new book asks, when it comes to the welfare of blind and visually impaired people, can charities sometimes do more harm than good? Peter White speaks to the author on this week's show.

As part of their blindness for beginners series, In Touch are looking for your suggestions for the must have gadgets for people who have recently begun to experience sight loss. Send your gadget recommendations to intouch@bbc.co.uk or add them to the comments below.

Catch up with disability radio and TV programmes on the BBC every Wednesday on this blog.

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