Jamie Rea on performing in Deafinitely Theatre’s...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey This October Deafinitely Theatre launched their new tour of Psychosis 4.48. Although it is the same play […]
Tue, Nov 19 2019 · 17 hours ago
Dr Bronagh Byrne: Why we need a Sign Language Act in...
The Limping Chicken This article has been shared with thanks to Queen’s University Belfast’s QPol site. The collapse of the power-sharing Executive in […]
Mon, Nov 18 2019
Deaf News: Stagetext calls for arts venues to better...
The Limping Chicken The arts charity Stagetext, which provides captioning services to theatres, museums and galleries, says more should be done to welcome […]
Fri, Nov 15 2019
Meet: Katrina Sophia, a talented deaf artist with an online...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey Like a lot of people, once Halloween has passed my mind turns to Christmas and of course, […]
Thu, Nov 14 2019
Liam O’Dell: Do we hear differently when we focus on a...
The Limping Chicken I’ve always had a bit of a distant relationship with cinema, and I’ve long joked with friends that it took […]
Wed, Nov 13 2019
Michael Fahey: Further perils of a hospital appointment...
The Limping Chicken Y’know when you have one of those days when you just think “To heck with it!” I can’t be bothered […]
Tue, Nov 12 2019
Nina Thomas: Arts, culture and heritage: are deaf people...
The Limping Chicken In a recent article published online in Frieze, Chris Sharratt asked whether the art world has a problem with disabled […]
Mon, Nov 11 2019
Sarah Gatford: Celebrating being a featured business for...
The Limping Chicken Small Business Saturday is an annual celebration of all things small business related and it takes place on the first […]
Fri, Nov 08 2019
Deafie Blogger: #SubtitledCinema update – It’s all...
The Limping Chicken “Changing the perception of subtitles won’t happen overnight, but it can start today.” My #SubtitledCinema Campaign came about as a […]
Thu, Nov 07 2019
Dickson Francis Mveyange: Campaigning for better deaf...
The Limping Chicken After years of hard campaigning by deaf people in Tanzania, the country has taken a huge step forward towards the […]
Wed, Nov 06 2019
Fill in the Deaf LGBTIQA+ survey! (with BSL video)
The Limping Chicken The Deaf LGBTIQA+ is a small charity that has been up and running since May 2018. We started with a […]
Tue, Nov 05 2019
Juliet England: My deaf diary – part 3
The Limping Chicken Read Juliet’s first instalment here and second instalment here. Saturday 21 September Posh dinner at a friend’s Oxford college. With […]
Mon, Nov 04 2019
Steven Vevers-Webb of D-Live! tells us about their...
The Limping Chicken D-Live! are currently preparing for their winter production of Frozen Snow Queen which opens on 6th December in London before […]
Fri, Nov 01 2019
Juliet England: What to make of the new hearing aid emoji?
The Limping Chicken Love them or hate them, emojis are part of our daily lives, and an integral part of the way we […]
Thu, Oct 31 2019
Jenny Willetts: To sign or to speak? Why it doesn’t have...
The Limping Chicken I am a Teacher of the Deaf. It’s a job I have done for over twenty years and I’ve worked […]
Wed, Oct 30 2019
Juliet England: Mental health and deafness – the good,...
The Limping Chicken According to charity SignHealth, deaf people are twice as likely to experience mental health issues such as anxiety and depression […]
Tue, Oct 29 2019
Jenny Hersh: That child with big ears and weird speech?...
The Limping Chicken I’m going to start by revealing myself as the author of the Secret Deafie post “Wearing a Hearing Aid Changed […]
Mon, Oct 28 2019
Donna Williams: “A powerful, poetic performance.”...
The Limping Chicken A stark set with nowhere to hide. A talented cast of passionate actors. Compelling stories based on true life interwoven […]
Fri, Oct 25 2019
Liam O’Dell: UK theatres need to be more proactive in...
The Limping Chicken After publishing last week’s article about an event on deaf mental health, the consensus of the comments underneath was particularly […]
Fri, Oct 25 2019
Meet: April Platt, the teenager who aims to become a...
The Limping Chicken Hi everyone! My name is April Platt and I’d like to tell you about a fundraiser I’m doing to go […]
Wed, Oct 23 2019
Video: What happens when a hearing couple sample the...
The Limping Chicken A sketch satirising the experiences of deaf people at the cinema has been released as a stand alone clip on […]
Tue, Oct 22 2019
Five medals for GB team at World Deaf Tennis Championships
The Limping Chicken Great Britain players have completed the 2nd World Deaf Tennis Championships with a haul of five medals across senior and […]
Mon, Oct 21 2019
Teresa Garratty: Deaf representation behind the camera is...
The Limping Chicken Depending on what Deaf circles you run in, you may or may not have heard about a charity that are […]
Fri, Oct 18 2019
Soonchild: a BSL integrated show that brings music to life...
The Limping Chicken Review and interview by Rebecca-Anne Withey. Red Earth Theatre have embarked on a new tour with their BSL integrated production […]
Thu, Oct 17 2019
Watch: Deaf YouTuber Jessica Kellgren-Fozard talks in new...
The Limping Chicken Deaf vlogger Jessica Kellgren-Fozard has been revealed as a star of a new series on emotional wellbeing on YouTube. Titled […]
Wed, Oct 16 2019
Watch: ‘Swear Signs’ sketch from the new episode of...
The Limping Chicken Below you can see a sketch about swearing in sign language from the new episode 5 of award-winning sketch show […]
Tue, Oct 15 2019
Deaf News: Deaf mental health discussed during Mental...
The Limping Chicken As Mental Health Awareness Week is commemorated, and the Mental Wealth Festival got underway, deaf people and organisations gathered in […]
Mon, Oct 14 2019
Deaf community pays tribute to Terry Riley
The Limping Chicken The Deaf community is paying tribute to Terry Riley OBE, who sadly passed away yesterday, Wednesday 9th October. Riley’s career […]
Thu, Oct 10 2019
Read: ‘As a black, deaf student, I work 10 times...
The Limping Chicken The Guardian has published an article by deaf student Jephta Asamoah about his experiences in education, both at school and […]
Wed, Oct 09 2019
Meet: James Galt, winner of the FA National Volunteer of...
The Limping Chicken James Galt, winner of the Football Association National Volunteer of the year, was born profoundly deaf. He volunteers as a […]
Tue, Oct 08 2019
Emma Peasgood: Exploring Inclusivity for Deaf children in...
The Limping Chicken In 2018, I was very fortunate to be awarded a scholarship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to travel to […]
Mon, Oct 07 2019
Charlotte Little: More subtitled screenings are needed at...
The Limping Chicken Imagine that you’re at the cinema to see the latest blockbuster: you’re sitting in your seat, overpriced popcorn in hand, […]
Fri, Oct 04 2019
Gavin Lilley: Why this renowned Deaf comedian is one to...
The Limping Chicken By Rebecca-Anne Withey Internationally renowned deaf comedian, Gavin Lilley, was over in Derby in early September with two shows for […]
Thu, Oct 03 2019
Juliet England: My deaf diary – part 2
The Limping Chicken Read Juliet’s first instalment here! Friday 06 September 2019 To the local picture house with my friend, C, to watch […]
Wed, Oct 02 2019
Meet: Phoebe Suthers, the deaf teenager competing in the...
The Limping Chicken From a school in West Yorkshire to winning silver for Team GB in Slovenia aged 13, deaf young tennis player […]
Tue, Oct 01 2019
Juliet England: The extra hurdles deaf students face...
The Limping Chicken It’s that time of year when nervous people (and that’s just the parents) across the land have been loading up […]
Mon, Sep 30 2019
Deaf News: Deaf swimmer calls for Government funding for...
The Limping Chicken A deaf athlete, ranked fifth in the world at this year’s World Deaf Swimming Championships, has launched a petition calling […]
Fri, Sep 27 2019
Alison Smith: Accessibility at the Scottish Queer...
The Limping Chicken Main photo: Still from Almost…. Directed by Teresa Garratty. What if there was a mainstream film festival where EVERY film […]
Fri, Sep 27 2019
Carly Sygrove: Meeting my favourite band The National (and...
The Limping Chicken I was dancing! I was smiling! Some of my hearing loss grief was lifting, and this stifled part of my […]
Thu, Sep 26 2019
Sarah Barnett: A letter to my CODA
The Limping Chicken To my baby boy, As I write this you are 16 weeks old. You are absolutely perfect – beautiful green-blue […]
Wed, Sep 25 2019
Elise Davison of Taking Flight Theatre: The ‘go to’...
The Limping Chicken “Accessible theatre? Do it properly…Do it like this” The Guardian on Taking Flight’s peeling. Here, the company’s Elise Davison tells […]
Tue, Sep 24 2019
Raabia Hussain: Volunteering in Kenya with young Deaf people
The Limping Chicken My name is Raabia Hussain, I am from Oldham, Greater Manchester and I am an independent filmmaker. In May 2019 I […]
Fri, Sep 20 2019
Jenny Hersh: Lipreading: a misunderstood talent
The Limping Chicken As a child, I taught myself to lip read. I probably looked a right weirdo, considering I’d never been diagnosed […]
Thu, Sep 19 2019
Juliet England: One year on, how Jenson is faring following...
The Limping Chicken A year ago, we first wrote about Jenson Lindop-Lamens, a deaf boy who turns nine in October and who returned […]
Wed, Sep 18 2019
Bethany Mouzer on setting up SignYoga and her slot at Om...
The Limping Chicken Interview by Rebecca-Anne Withey Hi Beth, I was thrilled to read on Facebook about your work teaching regular classes and […]
Tue, Sep 17 2019
Meet: David Thompson, the deaf climber who has conquered...
The Limping Chicken With over 280 on the list, climbing every single Munro in the Scottish highlands is, quite literally, a mountainous task. […]
Mon, Sep 16 2019
Brian Birnbaum – USA based CODA – releases his debut...
The Limping Chicken Emerald City is released this September 15th by Dead Rabbits publishers. The author, Brian Birnbaum is an only Child of […]
Thu, Sep 12 2019
Deaf News: SignHealth launches text service for deaf people...
The Limping Chicken The deaf mental health charity SignHealth, together with the text service Shout, has announced a new crisis text line for […]
Wed, Sep 11 2019
Debbie Lawrence: Why CODA camp is important
The Limping Chicken I’ve just finished co-organising the 7th annual CODA (Children of Deaf Adults) camp and this year we hosted 72 children […]
Tue, Sep 10 2019
Lisa Kelly: There should be no stigma in talking about...
The Limping Chicken This autumn is going to be a busy time for exploring deafness on a personal and societal level. It will […]
Mon, Sep 09 2019
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