Ouch! Disability Talk Show

Ouch! Disability Talk Show

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.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • #GiveBenAJob

    Tue, 24 Mar 15

    Duration:
    13 mins

    After a Twitter campaign secured a man with Down’s syndrome his first paid job, the Ouch team chats about the unique barriers faced by disabled people entering the world of work.

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  • Inside Disability, douze points

    Wed, 18 Mar 15

    Duration:
    14 mins

    There are at least three disabled entries in this year’s Eurovision song contest. Damon, Emma and Kathleen explain who they are and speculate whether one of them might win.

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  • Inside IS release video featuring two deaf fighters

    Wed, 11 Mar 15

    Duration:
    12 mins

    Deaf blogger Charlie Swinbourne on how the community has reacted to an Islamic State sign language video, plus disability chat from the Ouch team.

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  • Ouch Talk Show: Stump art, disabled models, black canes

    Wed, 4 Mar 15

    Duration:
    55 mins

    On this month's show: The blind man who swapped his white cane for a marching band. The amputee who dresses her stump up as celebrities and gets her internet followers to guess who it is. And why were there no disabled models at London Fashion Week? With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.

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  • Inside Who can use accessible loos?

    Fri, 27 Feb 15

    Duration:
    14 mins

    They’re in the news this week but what are disabled people’s biggest toilet-related gripes? And should others be cut some slack for nipping in when the facility is free? With Damon, Emma and Kathleen, otherwise known as the Ouch team.

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  • Oscars, acting and singing on the tube

    Thu, 5 Feb 15

    Duration:
    55 mins

    Is it really like "blacking up" if a non-disabled actor plays a disabled role? Plus the monthly quiz, music and the man with mental health difficulties filmed singing on the tube who became a viral hit on YouTube.

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  • Blind fashion, role models and jobs

    Fri, 9 Jan 15

    Duration:
    55 mins

    This month: blind people and fashion, guerrilla ways to get a job and disabled role models with guests academic Tom Shakespeare, disability recruitment advisor Tracey Abbott and blogger Emily Davison. With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.

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  • Ouch talk show 114: Christmas quiz

    Tue, 9 Dec 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    On this month's show - comedian Chris McCausland, filmmaker Dolly Sen and broadcaster Mik Scarlet join Kate and Rob in the studio for the seasonal disability quiz. With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.

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  • Ouch show 113: Did you say ‘inspiration porn’?

    Mon, 17 Nov 14

    Duration:
    54 mins

    On this month's show - comedian Stella Young doesn't want to be considered an inspiration just for being disabled, and Bad Education star Jack Binstead on setting up his own YouTube channel. Also, a 43 year-old husband and father with cystic fibrosis on how he stays positive with a shorter life expectancy. And our citizen correspondent on being cautious about reports of scientific breakthroughs. With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan

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  • Ouch show 112: Green juice vs bacon rolls

    Thu, 25 Sep 14

    Duration:
    53 mins

    On this month's show: The nutriciously popular blogger who swapped medication for a plant-based diet and how social media can help people with mental health difficulties. Also: After the recent disability pride parade in Belfast, we ask can you be "proud" of being disabled? And a look at what's in Ouch's diary for the coming month. Kate Monaghan and Rob Crossan present.

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