Paddy Ladd: Why you should see The Extraordinary Wall Of...
The Limping Chicken The arts have played an invaluable role in breaking down the walls of silence surrounding the oppression of minorities. But […]
Fri, Jan 24 2020
Deaf News: Deaf actress Nadia Nadarajah cast in lead role...
The Limping Chicken Deaf actress Nadia Nadarajah is to star as Cleopatra in Antony and Cleopatra at the Shakespeare’s Globe, it has been announced. […]
Thu, Jan 23 2020
Teresa Garratty: How captions can get creative
The Limping Chicken Captions/subtitles are something most of us here are used to and something we couldn’t do without. Part of my job […]
Wed, Jan 22 2020
Meet: Hearns Sebuado, a professional dancer who doesn’t...
The Limping Chicken Hi Hearns, can you tell us a bit about yourself? I am a freelance dance artist and I was born […]
Tue, Jan 21 2020
Deaf News: ITV’s Coronation Street to introduce new...
The Limping Chicken ITV soap Coronation Street is to introduce a story around caring for a deaf child, it has been revealed. Parents Chesney […]
Fri, Jan 17 2020
Jo Hastings: The simple thing my daughter’s nursery did...
The Limping Chicken It truly is the simple things in life that make it a better place. Today I cried. I cried tears […]
Thu, Jan 16 2020
Royal aid: The Queen has taken to using a hearing aid
The Limping Chicken In all the glare of the media spotlight on the Harry and Meghan story, one less-reported royal tale may have […]
Wed, Jan 15 2020
Upon the Stair, a chilling theatre production, coming soon...
The Limping Chicken The Book of Darkness & Light in association with LittleMighty have launched their latest production, Upon the Stair. A thrilling […]
Tue, Jan 14 2020
Review: Midnight Movie at the Royal Court, starring Nadia...
The Limping Chicken Review by Donna Williams. Midnight Movie, a play written by Eve Leigh and directed by Rachel Bagshaw, ran at the […]
Fri, Jan 10 2020
Why smaller businesses should consider inclusivity to be an...
The Limping Chicken As a deaf person dealing with government funded services, most of the time when you request support you receive it. […]
Thu, Jan 09 2020
NHS ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign returns with accessible...
The Limping Chicken This winter, NHS England and NHS Improvement is relaunching its Winter Response ‘Help Us, Help You campaign’ to help the […]
Wed, Jan 08 2020
Juliet England: Diary of a cochlear implant journey –...
The Limping Chicken It’s one of those cold, clear and sunny December mornings, and I’m waiting outside my home to be picked up […]
Wed, Jan 08 2020
Liam O’Dell: Confronting the hearing aid taboo
The Limping Chicken Happy New Year to you all. As the clock struck midnight and I stumbled into a new decade, I’ve decided […]
Tue, Jan 07 2020
Juliet England: My deaf diary – part 5
The Limping Chicken Friday 06 December To my friend G’s piano teacher’s house for an evening of carol-singing and mulled wine. This is […]
Mon, Jan 06 2020
Merry Christmas from the Limping Chicken team!
The Limping Chicken Thank you to all our readers and supporters, plus everyone who has contributed to the site, from the writing team […]
Tue, Dec 24 2019
Christmas Poem: Colin Thomson’s ‘Odd One Out’ (with...
The Limping Chicken Watch Colin performing his poem in BSL below, or scroll down to read the poem in English. So this is Christmas […]
Tue, Dec 24 2019
Charlie Swinbourne: 12 ways to include deaf people at...
The Limping Chicken Christmas is a special time of year, but for deaf people, it can also be a tricky time, because we […]
Mon, Dec 23 2019
Sandi and Jenifer Toksvig on the BSL-integrated...
The Limping Chicken As sisters Sandi and Jenifer Toksvig bring their festive Christmas show to Shakespeare’s Globe, the pair talk to The Limping […]
Sat, Dec 21 2019
Liam O’Dell: Deaf people like me cannot bank on good...
The Limping Chicken Fully accessible financial services by 2020? I wouldn’t bank on it (sorry). Joking aside, I read the news last week that Lloyds […]
Fri, Dec 20 2019
Deaf News: Ofcom launches consultation into BSL-interpreted...
The Limping Chicken Ofcom has announced that it is looking into allowing deaf people to contact the emergency services in British Sign Language […]
Thu, Dec 19 2019
Rebecca-Anne Withey: Reflecting on 2019 and the release of...
The Limping Chicken Wow, what a year! 2019 has indeed been a busy year for The Limping Chicken with lots of news to […]
Wed, Dec 18 2019
Meet: Luke Christian, founder of fashion brand DEAF IDENTITY
The Limping Chicken “When you tell them you’re deaf and they still send a voice note.” I chuckled when I saw this quote, […]
Tue, Dec 17 2019
“Harriet has my hearing loss.” Meet: Samantha Baines,...
The Limping Chicken Buy Harriet Versus the Galaxy via Amazon here. Congratulations on the book! What was the inspiration for the character of Harriet? […]
Mon, Dec 16 2019
Juliet England: Introducing Relay UK, the ‘new’ hearing...
The Limping Chicken Having to speak to someone whose voice you don’t know can be incredibly daunting for anyone whose hearing is less […]
Fri, Dec 13 2019
Teresa Garratty: SignHealth bring awareness to Deaf...
The Limping Chicken You can view the films --- Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to work as 1st Assistant Director on […]
Thu, Dec 12 2019
Juliet England: My deaf diary – part 4
The Limping Chicken Saturday 16 November To London, for lunch with some (very, ho, ho) old mates I was at university with in […]
Tue, Dec 10 2019
Carly Sygrove: Grieving My Lost Sound
The Limping Chicken It has been just over three years since my sudden hearing loss, which left me profoundly deaf in my left […]
Mon, Dec 09 2019
Book Review: “Elsa and the Motmot” by Danielle...
The Limping Chicken Review by Rebecca-Anne Withey. Danielle Thompson-Ochoa is the only deaf person from the Caribbean to have written a book for […]
Thu, Dec 05 2019
Meet: Mo O’Brien, aiming become the first deaf person to...
The Limping Chicken Dubbed “the world’s toughest row”, the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge starts in La Gomera in the Canary Islands and ends […]
Wed, Dec 04 2019
Chris Bradley: How I became a deaf guitarist
The Limping Chicken Over 10 years ago i saw that there were guitar lessons availlable at our local college at night school. I […]
Tue, Dec 03 2019
Deafie Blogger: Christmas Present Inspiration for Deaf...
The Limping Chicken With Christmas fast approaching, I’ve come prepared with the best Christmas gift ideas for your friends and loved ones with […]
Mon, Dec 02 2019
Maxine Clare: Why I organised Hearing Dog friendly cinema...
The Limping Chicken You know the story, it’s the same old one where you’ve been patiently waiting for a subtitled screening of that […]
Fri, Nov 29 2019
NDCS poll reveals 2 million parents of disabled children...
The Limping Chicken The votes of more than two million parents of disabled children could still be up for grabs this election, a […]
Fri, Nov 29 2019
General Election 2019: What do the political parties...
The Limping Chicken All major UK political parties have revealed their plans for deaf and disabled people ahead of next month’s general election. […]
Thu, Nov 28 2019
Ali Briggs on her role in My Mother Said I Never Should
The Limping Chicken Earlier this month, My Mother Said I Never Should ran at Sheffield Theatre in co-production with fingersmiths theatre company. The […]
Tue, Nov 26 2019
Jill Jones: Where will ‘Deaf is Me’ be?
The Limping Chicken Here is the title I would have preferred to use for this article: “W(h)ither lies the Deaf community”, which is […]
Mon, Nov 25 2019
Juliet England: Deaf actor Genevieve Barr on why her...
The Limping Chicken Earlier this month, Channel 4 finished screening its four-part drama The Accident, from writer Jack Thorne who also penned Kiri […]
Fri, Nov 22 2019
Watch: Deaf actress Nadia Nadarajah on her new play,...
The Limping Chicken Deaf actress Nadia Nadarajah is to star in Midnight Movie, a new production running at the Royal Court Theatre from next […]
Thu, Nov 21 2019
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
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
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