Dis Connected

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Dis Connected
For seven weeks this summer, we're linking noteworthy disabled people together on an interview daisy chain ... where the interviewee becomes interviewer in the following week's video.

They share their life experiences, with each person in the chain bringing something new to the table. Are they similar? Are they different? And what does 'disabled' mean anyway?

In our second interview, CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell meets Tracy Beaker actress Cara Readle.

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In this film, Cara enthusiastically discusses her acting career. Cerrie talks about her experiences of auditioning as the unavoidably memorable actress, and that she never intended to be a disability role model.

NEXT WEEK: The daisy chain continues. Cara Readle swaps chairs to become interviewer. TV presenter Gail Porter becomes her interviewee ...


Last week, Trisha Goddard chatted with Cerrie Burnell and created the first link in our interview chain. Trisha was surprised to hear we thought she was disabled, and Cerrie talked about the parents who contacted the BBC to say she was scaring their children. And more...

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