The Hub 1:4 (June 2011)

News and current affairs

News-based magazine programme for the sign language community. In this episode, presenters Elizabeth Bojas and Gavin Lilley meet the new CEO of the British Deaf Association, which was set up over 100 years ago. David Buxton talks about his aims for the future of the long-running charity and how it will change. We find out about Deaf people affected by the earthquake in Japan, and watch the recording of a brand new radio play featuring Deaf characters, starring Deaf actor David Bower. Finally, John Wilson comes into the studio to talk about the ethics of hearing actors playing Deaf parts. Don’t miss it!

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