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Lifeline - Sense

Duration: 03:40

Actress Maureen Lipman makes an impassioned appeal to raise funds for Sense, a charity for deafblind people. She explains how, as someone who relies on observation for what she does, it seems miraculous that a life deprived of sight and sound can be given meaning, joy, and hope. That is why she has been a long-term supporter of the charity. The film features 25-year-old Roger, who has been deafblind since birth, and Maureen Lipman visits a Sense Centre to meet Richard, whose sight and hearing are deteriorating, and who is being taught hand-on-hand signing to prevent him losing his ability to communicate.

Available since: Wed 15 Feb 2012

Credits

Presenter
Maureen Lipman
Producer
Emma Jay
Executive Producer
Lisa Ausden

This clip is from

Lifeline Sense

Maureen Lipman makes an appeal to raise funds for Sense, a charity for deafblind people.

First broadcast: 24 Jul 2011

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