Close Up 1: Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq
Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq discusses her work in the arts and supporting Deaf women from ethnic minorities.
Close Up 2: Gerry Hughes (Part 1)
Tessa Padden meets the first Deaf person to sail solo round the world.
Close Up 2: June Smith
Teacher June Smith chats to Tessa Padden about life over the years. [Note: this programme mentions rape.]
Close Up 3: Kevin Buckle
Interview with Kevin Buckle, a leading activist and historian in Britain’s Black Deaf community.
Close Up 3: Ilyaas Cader
Interview with Ilyaas Cader, a Deaf refugee from civil war in Sri Lanka, who has made his home in Britain.
Close Up 3: Frances Elton
Interview with Frances Elton about her unique career as a teacher of BSL linguistics.
Close Up 3: Paddy Ladd (Part 1)
Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about his traumatic childhood.
Close Up 3: Paddy Ladd (Part 2)
Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about his experiences, which led him to be one of the Deaf community's leading activists.
Close Up 3: Paddy Ladd (Part 3)
Tessa Padden interviews Dr Paddy Ladd about how he came to create the word ‘Deafhood’ in 1993.
Close Up 3: Terry Riley (Part 1)
First of two programmes about Terry Riley, retiring Chair of the British Deaf Association and Deaf TV pioneer.