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‘It’s not just for Joey, it’s for a better world’ ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM

British director Stephen Unwin is set to direct his new play All Our Children—about a German clinic in 1941 that sends disabled children to their death as part of the Nazis’ killing program. … Continue reading

03/08/2017 · 4 Comments

Stephen Unwin • Theatre Then and Now

Republished from Facebook with the kind permission of its author, the director, writer and teacher Stephen Unwin. The deaths this year of Bill Gaskill and now Howard Davies have made me … Continue reading

11/01/2016 · Leave a comment

‘I, Daniel Blake’ – A review, an observation on the audience reaction and a ‘thank you’ to Ken Loach. | Christopher John Ball

I’ve always loved cinemas. I’m drawn to them. They are places of comfort. It stems from an early age. I much prefer the old picture palaces over the current industrial prefabs, but any … Source: … Continue reading

10/29/2016 · Leave a comment

My role on Holby City helps change attitudes about autism – Jules | Scope’s Blog

Jules is an actor and a regular on Holby City. He also happens to have Asperger syndrome, which is a form of autism. As part of 30 Under 30, we … Continue reading

06/30/2016 · Leave a comment

Broadway Star Makes Passionate Post After Child With Autism ‘Disrupts’ Show | The Mighty

On Wednesday, September 23, Kelvin Moon Loh left work feeling upset. Loh is an actor in Rodgers and Hammerstien’s “The King And I” at Lincoln Center Theater in New York … Continue reading

09/29/2015 · 1 Comment

BBC1 classic adaptation is as relevant now as when it was written – sadly | Vox Political

Originally posted on Vox Political. SPOILER ALERT: If you haven’t seen An Inspector Calls, and don’t want to have it ruined for you, it would be a good idea not to … Continue reading

09/14/2015 · 2 Comments

Archive Review • Thalidomide!! A Musical • Battersea Arts Centre • 2006

You don’t have to be a cripple to enjoy Mat Fraser’s Thalidomide!! A Musical, but it certainly adds a layer of enjoyment that might pass by the able-bodied. ‘Cripple’? How Politically … Continue reading

04/23/2015 · Leave a comment

ReelAbilities NY announces its 2014 line-up!

30 venues, 8 New York counties. March 6th – March 11th, 2014. About ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film FestivalReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is the largest festival in the country dedicated … Continue reading

03/09/2014 · Leave a comment