Close Up 2: Peter McDonough
Former priest Peter McDonough talks to Tessa Padden.
Chat show. The second series of Close Up, the BSL Zone's in-depth interviews with well-known Deaf people. In this episode, Tessa Padden talks to Peter McDonough about giving up his priesthood after 27 years. Peter explains what inspired him to become a priest and how the Catholic Church dealt with the revelation that forced him to leave. He also shares his views on Deaf education and talks about life with his young son. Produced by Bob Duncan and Dawn Marshall at Becoming Visible.
Watch other episodes of Close Up and our other chat shows here.
Close Up 2: Gerry Hughes (Part 1)
Tessa Padden meets the first Deaf person to sail solo round the world.
Close Up 2: Gerry Hughes (Part 2)
Gerry Hughes talks to Tessa Padden about his epic voyage.
Close Up 2: June Smith
Teacher June Smith chats to Tessa Padden about life over the years. [Note: this programme mentions rape.]
Close Up 2: Nadia Nadarajah
Tessa Padden asks actor Nadia Nadarajah about her life.