Every month, Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present the programme you didn’t know you wanted to hear. It's disability from a fresh angle featuring interviews, discussion and the occasional quiz. The (disabled) presenters dissect and analyse recent events with interest and a good dose of healthy humour.
Mon, 14 Apr 14
Meet The Vacuum Cleaner, also known as artist and activist James Leadbitter. He invites you to help him design the perfect asylum and talks about the time he wrote his own mental health act then sectioned himself under it. Also: Mik Scarlet joins us for topical chat, a quiz, and three more citizen correspondents bring you their disability news. Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present.
Tue, 11 Mar 14
The man in his 30s who lives in a care home and takes companies to task for disability discrimination. Why do some disabled people hate being called inspirational? Also, cooking with no sight, and why might you choose an assistance monkey over a dog? Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present.
Wed, 12 Feb 14
Our citizen journalists report on animals and cures. Meet the student whose path altered when she became disabled in the first week of her Dance A-level. Also, the alternative politics of Asperger comedian Don Biswas and the pending trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present.
Thu, 16 Jan 14
Heather Mills is out of the Winter Paralympics. Are The Undatables really undatable? What do you do when your care role ends? And why do we say the disability pound is purple? Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present
Tue, 17 Dec 13
On this month's show: Three real life Grinches, Paralympian Hannah Cockroft talks about wheelchair dancing on Strictly, and are disabled people in need of better sex education?
Tue, 12 Nov 13
Video-blogger Jonny says being open is good, the disability autobiography quiz and the future access technology that's already here. With Rob Crossan.
Fri, 4 Oct 13
The Last Leg's Alex Brooker on how he almost became a Paralympian himself. That great disability perk, queue-jumping at Disney, is on the way out. And why disability hate crime experts would like official figures to rise before they hopefully fall. Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present.
Tue, 10 Sep 13
How does a young man go about losing his virginity when his arms and legs don't work? What's it like to be both gay and disabled? And is falling in love with your careworker ever a good thing? Disabled panelists Asta, Daryl and Kirsty take a tough conversation to the next level in our sex and relationships special. Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan present.
Thu, 1 Aug 13
Ever heard of the invalid stout sold a hundred years ago to cure disability? Also, the man who says volunteering saved his life after a spell in hospital. And are disabled comedians duty bound to make light of their disabilities? With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.
Thu, 11 Jul 13
This month: Cerebal palsy beer brings freshness to disability awareness. Sally Gardner, dyslexic author of Maggot Moon, talks about how she hates the word disability. Plus sex, relationships and safety for girls on the autistic spectrum. With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.
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