8 posts about Disability on this blog
Thursday 16 August 2012, 10:37
As an actor there are some auditions you are invited to where you want the part so much it's hard to control your excitement and nerves. For me The Best Of Men was one of those.
Tuesday 8 May 2012, 10:52
My mum's house had become so full of clutter that she couldn't get through the front door without a struggle. She was sleeping on a scrap of floor in the hall as each of her five bedrooms were inaccessible.
Tuesday 20 March 2012, 10:37
Maiya was diagnosed with hearing loss at six months old and Rita and...
Tuesday 23 August 2011, 12:11
On completing a ski race I arrived back at the mountain lodge to publish the results on my blog and noticed an email from a friend, which was entitled "North Pole". My heartbeat raised and I became immediately excited.
For the first time since my injury I knew without hesitation that this was a challenge...
Monday 12 July 2010, 09:53
About 18 months ago, I was approached by the BBC asking whether we would be interested in making a programme about critical illness, death, and dying.
I work as a consultant in the Neurosciences Critical Care Unit (NCCU) at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge. Our unit is one of the largest in Europe...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 14:45
I'm really interested in making documentaries that go into worlds we seldom get to see, so I was thrilled to be asked to work with producer Lucy Cohen on an observational film made inside a psychiatric hospital.
I'd also had an old mate who'd been in and out of psychiatric hospital many times and felt...
Tuesday 6 April 2010, 14:47
Almost 10 years ago I produced and directed a BBC television series called Living With Cancer. The team and I spent two years at the Middlesex Hospital following the experiences of a group of patients as they confronted the realities of living with a life-threatening disease. One of the most remarkable...
Tuesday 23 February 2010, 17:17
Hello. I'm the commissioning editor for factual programmes on BBC Three. A key part of my job is to find and help manage programme ideas that feel distinctive and original.
Disability is a subject that can easily be forgotten or pushed aside by the mainstream. But at BBC Three we've aimed to place it...
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