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BBC TV and Radio this week: talking newspapers and treating mental health problems

Dan Slipper Dan Slipper | 10:27 UK time, Wednesday, 10 August 2011

In Word of Mouth on Radio 4 this week, reporter Chris Ledgard examined the production of talking newspapers for the blind. He explores how to 'voice up' both the Daily Star and the Telegraph and asks what it takes to be the reader on FHM or Private Eye.

Other highlights:

Listen - Radio 4 - In Touch
Strategies for how to cope if you are visually impaired.

Listen - World Service - Outlook
Meet the psychiatrist treating mental health problems caused by the siege in the Libyan city of Misrata.

Listen - Radio 5 Live - Cancer Trials
Behind the scenes at the Christie hospital in Manchester, home to Europe's largest Trials Unit, where hundreds of cancer patients volunteer to take part in scientific research.

Listen - Radio 4 - My Name is Stephen Luckwell
An afternoon play about an autistic teenager with an enquiring mind.

Watch - BBC Three - Angry Boys
A comedy about 17-year-old identical twins who live on a farm in South Australia and their grandmother who works as a prison guard. It features a deaf character called Nathan.

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


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