Close Up 2: Gerry Hughes (Part 1)

Tessa Padden meets the first Deaf person to sail solo round the world.

28m 1s

Chat show (2016).  The second series of Close Up, the BSL Zone's in-depth interviews with well-known Deaf people. This episode is the first part of a two part programme. Tessa Padden interviews Gerry Hughes, the first Deaf person to sail around the world, passing the five great capes, single-handed. He shares his early life experiences, touching on his childhood, education and career. Produced by Bob Duncan and Dawn Marshall at Becoming Visible.

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