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Drama about a Deaf man who looks for acceptance in his local community after being told he cannot serve in the First World War.
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BSL Zone Films in Finland and Netherlands!
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What's to come in 2020!
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Almost screening, and release!
Almost is being screened at a festival, and we have news about its' release!
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First award win for Almost!
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ITV SignPost and BSLBT training scheme kicks off!
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Two BSL Zone films at RTS West!
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Almost screening in more festivals!
The LGBT+ short film is being screened at more festivals!
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Coronavirus, Children and Education live stream: 7pm, 1st April
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Coronavirus: Supporting elderly and vulnerable people live stream: 7pm, 22nd April
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An update on BSLBT's Script Bank scheme!
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Almost bags another award and a festival!
Almost has won an award for Best Performance, and will be included in an online festival in May!
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Live stream: Coronavirus Lockdown Q&A
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Lockdown BBQ Live stream - Wednesday 10th June
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Almost taking part in online festival!
Almost will be participating in SPLICE's online festival.
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Education: The "New Normal" Live stream - Wednesday 24th June
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Black Lives Matter and Black Deaf media representation live stream - Wednesday 1st July
We will be hosting a live streamed discussion on Black Deaf media representation with Black Deaf people working in media.
Black Lives Matter: A statement from the BSLBT Board
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Seattle Deaf Film Festival is happening!
Seattle Deaf Film Festival will be taking place online on 10th - 12th July!
Awards won at Seattle Deaf Film Festival!
Seattle Deaf Film Festival was held online on 10 - 12th July, and awards were won by BSL Zone programmes!
Almost screening at more festivals!
The LGBT+ short film, Almost, is being screened at more festivals.
Ofcom wants to hear from you!
Ofcom is doing a consultation on accessibility of on-demand TV services.
Almost screening in Connecticut, USA!
Almost is being screened in a virtual film festival that's based in Connecticut, USA!
RTS Award for I Want To Change The World!
I Want To Change The World has won an award at RTS West of Engand!
BSLBT Trustee to present at Hong Kong Festival
John Wilson will be presenting at a festival in Hong Kong!
Two Deaf Travellers is a festival finalist!
Two Deaf Travellers is in the Documentary Short category at Beer Town Film Festival!
Photo focus: BSLBT Script Bank weekend
The BSLBT Script Bank project held a COVID friendly read-through weekend recently.
Our programmes are being shown worldwide!
Many film festivals around the world have now moved online.
Online film festival screenings and a workshop!
More excellent news about Here/Not Here and I Want to Change The World!
Photo focus: Where is the Interpreter? documentary filming
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Welcoming our new Digital Editorial Assistant!
Claire Clark has joined the BSLBT team!
More awards for Hope and I Want to Change The World!
Hope and I Want To Change The World wins awards at Deaf Rochester Film Festival and Madrid Film Festival.
Here/Not Here watch party and live stream!
Film Africa and Deaffest are hosting a watch party and live stream as part of the Film Africa 2020 festival!
Here/Not Here is at Aesthetica!
Here/Not here is being screened at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival.
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Photo focus: Getting Personal (Richard and Louise)
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Tourism video award for Two Deaf Travellers!
Two Deaf Travellers wins Silver award at Amorgos Tourism Film Festival
Bim makes a BAFTA Breakthrough!
Bim Ajadi, director of Here/Not Here, has been named a BAFTA Breakthrough participant!
Meet Our Commissioning Team
Meet the team and put names to faces!
BSL Zone programmes are up for a DSPY award!
Three of our programmes are up for a Deaf Sports Personality of the Year 2020 award!
Photo focus: Reverberations
Let's sneak behind the scenes of Reverberations, when it was filmed back in 2018!
Our new Commissioning section
We now have a new section on our website which explains how we commission programmes.
What's on BSL Zone in 2021?
Here's a sneak peek of some of the brand new TV programmes we've got planned for 2021!
The Muddy Boot Room Wins Visual Sports Media of The Year 2020
The Muddy Boot Room has won Deaf Sports Media of the Year 2020 award at Deaf Sports Personality of the Year!
Here/Not Here at London Short Film Festival
Here/Not Here will be screening as part of the My Eye Is My Ear event!
Check out our new BSL subtitles!
On our website, we now have British Sign Language subtitles!
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Mariam Qazi has joined the BSLBT team!
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What if? goes to its first film festivals!
Teresa Garratty’s short film, What if?, will be shown at two festivals, in Canada and Australia!
Three BSL Zone dramas to be shown in Swedish festival
Three of our films are to be shown at Dövfilmfestival Skåne!
Two Deaf Travellers go to Japan!
Two Deaf Travellers has had a screening and prize at Japan World’s Tourism Film Festival!
Are you interested in the use of BSL on TV?
Heriot Watt University is holding a webinar, Exploring BSL on TV
Award wins for two of our short films!
What if? and Two Deaf Travellers win awards at film festivals!
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CODAs live stream - Tuesday 27th April
Join Fifi Garfield, Alim Jayda, Chandrika Gopalakrishnan and Matt Dixon on our Facebook page!
Best Overall Filmmaker award for Teresa Garratty!
Teresa Garratty wins Best Overall Filmmaker for her film, What If?!
What do you think about BSL on TV and online?
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I Want To Change The World makes Broadcast Awards shortlist!
The winner will be announced on the 27th of May!
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I Want To Change The World wins Broadcast Award!
I Want To Change The World wins for being "groundbreaking"!
Photo focus: Up For It? Series 3
Peek behind the scenes in the Up For It? Series 3 studio!
Two Deaf Travellers wins Gold!
Two Deaf Travellers wins Independent Travel at International Tourism Film Festival Africa!
Two Deaf Travellers Wins Another Gold Award!
Two Deaf Travellers wins an award at CIFFT!
Double Discrimination to be shown at London Indian Film Festival
Rinkoo's Barpaga's film will be shown as part of a special BSL screening!
What If? wins LGBTIQQ
Teresa Garratty's film award at Splice Film Fest!
An open letter to Deaf TV programme makers from the BSLBT Board
This letter is available in BSL and English: click the link to watch/read it.
Photo focus: Punk Chef on the Road Series 2
See what Scott and the Punk Chef on the Road crew got up to on their travels!
Dot: Behind the scenes
More about our docu-drama, Dot, and documentary, Dot's Legacy; both about Deaf poet Dot Miles.
Introducing Best Coast's Erik Akervall
Learn more about Erik Akervall, who made Best Coast!
Introducing The Paddy Ladd Close Up Trilogy
The Close Up producers talk about Paddy Ladd's interview.
Festivals and screenings round up - July 2021
Upcoming screenings for Here/Not Here, Two Deaf Travellers and What If?
Life Out There: Behind the scenes
Learn about the inspiration for Life Out There!
Life Stories: Alex Duguid - Behind the scenes
How was our biopic made?
Life Stories: John Smith - Behind the scenes
A look at how our biopic about the famous Deaf stand up comedian was made.
Two new Four Deaf Yorkshiremen films coming soon!
Here's a sneak peek of the filming, which took place in Yorkshire earlier this month...
Live stream 1: 12th April 2017 (Signs of an Affair)
Fifi Garfield interviews Jean St Clair and Louis Neethling.
Festivals and screenings round up - August 2021
Upcoming screenings for Here/Not Here, Almost, Hope, To Know Him and Two Deaf Travellers.
Live stream 2: 17th May 2017 (Deaf Funny)
Fifi Garfield interviews Charlie Swinbourne and John Smith.
Two Deaf Travellers bags another award!
Raabia's short film wins award at Silafest.
Live stream 3: 13th December 2017 (2017 round up)
Fifi Garfield interviews Raabia Hussain and Mia Ward.
Gold Award at Travel Film Festival
Two Deaf Travellers tops the Independent Filmmmakers category!
Live stream 4: 7th February 2018 (Dot Miles)
Clark Denmark, Jean St Clair, Cathy Heffernan and Dr Paddy Ladd discuss Dot Miles.
Photo focus: This Is Deaf
Check out what went on behind the scenes at the This Is Deaf shoot in Gateshead!
Live stream 5: 12th September 2018 (Deaf football)
Marios Costi interviews Oliver Eadsforth and Jonny Nelson.
Festivals and screenings round up - October 2021
It's a fantastic month for Ted Evans, Teresa Garratty, David Ellington and Raabia Hussain!
Live stream 6: 12th November 2018 (Deaf clubs)
Richard Jones interviews Janice Connolly and Dawn Marshall.
Summer in Lockdown a finalist at MIPCOM!
It will be held in Cannes.
Live stream 7: 25th March 2019 (BSLBT's 10th anniversary)
Fifi Garfield interviews Dr Terry Riley OBE and Louis Neethling.
A new film is coming to BSL Zone soon...
Ruaridh Lever-Hogg gives us an insight to his first film.
And then there were four (again)!
Who are the two new Deaf Yorkshiremen? Click here to find out!
Lost Spaces: Behind the scenes
David Ellington explains why and how he made Lost Spaces.
You, Me (Zoom Focus 2012): Behind the scenes
Learn more about the making of You, Me - a film made as part of the Zoom Focus scheme!
Reverberations: Behind the scenes (VFX edition)
Find out more about the amazing special effects in our sci fi drama, Reverberations!
Summer in Lockdown wins MIPCOM award!
Documentary wins Diversify Excellence Award in the Disability Unscripted category!
Signs of an Affair: Behind the scenes
Take a look behind the scenes of Signs of an Affair, our hilarious black comedy.
Deaffest on Tour is going to Warwick!
Don't miss the premiere of This Is Deaf: LGBTQIA+ Life!
Small World 2: Behind the scenes (Paula Garfield)
Actress Paula Garfield explains what it was like to play The Landlord's Wife in Small World!
Opportunities to work with a production company
Screen Northants wants YOU to work with them!
Small World 2: Behind the scenes (Chris Baker)
Find out more about Chris Baker's journey to Deafhood in Small World Series 2.
Festivals and Screenings Round Up - November 2021
Signs of an Affair goes to Japan!
Small World Series 1 Extras
Find out about Small World's characters, and how it was created.
Photo focus: Getting Personal with Wayne Sharples
See gay rugby player Wayne Sharples having fun on the pitch!
To Know Him: Behind the scenes
Find out more about how our heart-wrenching drama, To Know Him, was made.
Sneak peek: Diagnonsense!
What have we been up to lately?
Up For It? 2: Filming the opening titles
Find out how the funky Up For It? opening titles were filmed!
Up For It? 2: Filming in the studio
Behind the scenes fun in the awesome new Up For It? studio!
Freelance social media presenters wanted
How about presenting some short social media videos for BSL Zone?
Welcoming our new Executive Producer!
Charlie Swinbourne has joined the BSLBT team!
Secret Lab 3: Behind the scenes
Take a look at how the third series of Secret Lab was made!
Festivals and Screenings Round Up - December 2021
It's a fantastic month with many awards!
You, Me (Zoom Focus 2012)
Emotional drama about the closure of a Deaf school.
We're rooting for Rose!
We'll be cheering her on in the final of Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday!
In 2167, the Government wipes out deafness. A young Deaf time traveller travels to 2018 to try to change the future. [Note: this programme is not suitable for younger viewers.]
What's in store for 2022?
We've got lots of brilliant brand new programmes lined up for you, that's what - take a peek!
A comedy about a group of ageing Deaf Club performers rallying together.
Huge congratulations to Rose and Giovanni!
We're absolutely thrilled that Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice won Strictly Come Dancing 2021.
Signs of an Affair
A dark comedy about Flora, who suspects her husband of 21 years is up to no good.
Photo focus: BSL Zone's Top 10 Comedy Moments
Take a peek behind the scenes of this laugh-a-minute shoot!
Life Out There
Billy realises it’s time to really find life out there.
Sneak peek: Sign2Win
We're beyond excited about our brand new BSL game show!
In this Christmassy drama, a couple spends 12 days apart with no technology. Will their love survive?
Champion of the World
Drama: A young Deaf athlete fights her way back from injury.
Alex Duguid MBE
We were saddened to learn that Alex Duguid MBE has passed away.
Confession (Zoom Focus 2012)
An historical drama set during Victorian England.
Festivals and Screenings Round Up - January 2022
It's an excellent start to the year for Teresa Garratty and William Horsefield!
To Know Him
To lay the man she loves to rest, a deaf woman must overcome a barrier far greater than language. (Recommended viewing age: 18+)
Photo focus: Four Deaf Yorkshiremen's Takeaway
Take a peek behind the scenes of the crew creating the comedy!
Evolution of BSL
Ramon Woolfe finds out how sign language has evolved
Photo focus: Wild Visitors to my Home
Take a look at the team behind the wildlife series!
We at BSLBT were extremely saddened to learn of Frances Elton's passing.
Nadia Nadarajah examines the life and legacy of Deaf poet, playwright and activist Dot Miles, who died in 1993.
A drama documentary about the life of Deaf poet, playwright and activist, Dorothy Miles. [Note: this programme deals with suicide.]
Photo focus: Klarissa
Take a look at the very small team behind the making of Klarissa!
Found in Sport
Three Deaf people explain how they found their Deaf identities after getting involved in different kinds of sport.
Found at the Deaf Club
Three Deaf people explain how discovering their local Deaf clubs changed their lives.
Royal Television Society, Deaffest and Horror Unleashed
It's an exciting month for BSL Zone as programmes gets nominated for awards at the Royal Television Society, Deaffest and Horror Unleashed!
An update on the BSL Zone app
You'll need to update the BSL Zone app on your devices!
Magazine show: the first ever BSL Zone programme, from January 2009!
The Beautiful Game
Marios Costi looks at issues that threaten the future of Deaf football, the sport at the heart of the British Deaf community.
The Black Cats' Tale
The story of Sunderland's deaf football team, Black Cats, in the 2017-18 season.
Photo focus: Sign2Win 1
Check out Becky Bailey's awesome photographs of the Sign2Win studio shoot!
Dot Miles' poems: Uncut
Watch five of Dorothy "Dot" Miles' poems being performed in full by Deaf BSL and VV performers - as seen in brief in Dot's Legacy.
Two Deaf Travellers
Two young Deaf filmmakers document the challenges and discoveries that they come across on a journey.
Sunderland Deaf Society’s 40
A short film, narrated by the members of the 40 year old Sunderland Deaf Society.
Crossing the Divide (Zoom 2012)
Relationships across the religious divide in Northern Ireland.
New research study to look at BSL users’ viewing habits
Heriot-Watt University will be running an exciting, unique research project for us!
Little World (Zoom 2012)
Award-winning animated film about a young Deaf girl.
September 11th (Zoom 2012)
An account of a young Muslim woman’s experiences after the events of September 11.
See you at Deaffest 2022!
Check out the things we've got in store for you.
Strangers (Zoom 2012)
A Deaf teenager has a voice when an interpreter visits.
Deaffest 2022 awards for BSL Zone programmes!
Click here to find out which programmes won what...
A chance encounter between two girls sparks an unspoken connection.
Observational documentary, providing an honest insight into the experiences of a Deaf trans man.
Two awards won at Seattle Deaf Film Festival 2022!
Some brilliant news has just come in...
Photo focus: You, Me, Garden? Series 1
Here are some behind the scenes photographs from You, Me, Garden? Series 1!
Live stream 11: 17th March 2020 (Coronavirus Q&A in BSL)
Fifi Garfield chats with Dr Justine Durno and Clare Halliday about Coronavirus.
New BSLBT Board members announced
BSLBT is very pleased to announce that five new trustees are joining the Board.
Live stream 12: 20th March 2020 (Coronavirus Q&A in BSL, Part 2)
Fifi Garfield, Dr Justine Durno and Clare Halliday are back with the latest about Coronavirus.
Meet our Executive Producers!
Our EPs, Cathy, Charlie and Julian, would love to chat with you!
Live stream 13: 25th March 2020 (Coronavirus Self Isolation & Mental Health)
Fifi Garfield chats to Dr Sarah Powell and Clare Halliday about staying at home during the current Coronavirus pandemic and mental health.
Live stream 14: 27th March 2020 (Coronavirus: Work, benefits and the legal position)
Fifi Garfield, Rob Wilks and Damaris Cooke discuss how Coronavirus has had an impact on things like work and benefits.
More Screenings and Awards for Here/Not Here
Here/Not Here have exciting events lined up, including some live performances!
Live stream 15: 1st April 2020 (Coronavirus, children and education)
Fifi Garfield, Lesley Reeves Costi and Martine Monksfield discuss the impact of coronavirus on children and their education, along with their parents.
Danny The Rising Star
Young presenter Danny Murphy explains how he rose to fame.
Deaf hip hop music drama exploring sign language, dance, football and Visual Vernacular (VV).
Sparkling Silvers for Two Deaf Travellers
Some amazing news have reached our eyes...
Look Here/Not Here
The inside story of the characters and narrative of Here/Not Here, the Deaf hip hop music drama.
Our new Audience Development Officer
Introducing Spiros Dimoulis, who has just joined the BSLBT team!
Live stream 17: 22nd April 2020 (Coronavirus: Supporting elderly and vulnerable people)
Fifi Garfield, Dr Emma Ferguson-Coleman and Carolyn Denmark discuss how to support people through COVID-19.
Photo focus: Here/Not Here
Check out some exclusive photographs taken on the set of Here/Not Here!
Life in Lockdown
Six Deaf people in very different situations tell us about life during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
1904 Deaf Film Festival
Klarissa and Two Deaf Travellers are screening at 1904 Deaf Film Festival!
HM Queen Elizabeth II
We are deeply saddened by the death of Her Majesty The Queen.
Live stream 18: 6th May 2020 (Comedy: Stay In Stand Up)
Fifi Garfield, Gavin Lilley and Nadeem Islam provide some light relief!
Wardrobe Assistant Needed
Mutt & Jeff Pictures are looking for a Wardrobe Assistant for the production of a new BSL Zone series
Live stream 19: 16th May 2020 (Coronavirus: Lockdown Q&A)
Fifi Garfield, Dr Justine Durno and Damaris Cooke discuss the current COVID-19 lockdown situation in the UK.
Can you help with some exciting TV related research?
Heriot-Watt University are now looking for people to take part in their research, commissioned by BSLBT.
CODA & Proud Interview
Claire talks to director, Laura Eadsforth, to find out more about the short documentary!
Dave the Dog is Worried about Coronavirus: A Nurse Dotty Story
Children can learn more about Coronavirus through this Nurse Dotty story in BSL.
BSL Zone programmes are streaming on NOW!
Exciting news for NOW Entertainment members!
Live stream 20: 10th June 2020 (Lockdown BBQ Live!)
Fifi Garfield joins Yvonne Cobb and Reg Cobb remotely, as they cook a lockdown BBQ.... live.
Our World Mental Health Day live stream
Catch our live stream on Facebook at 7.30pm on Monday 10th October.
Here/Not Here at Superfest Disability Film Festival
Music film wins Disability Justice Award!
Live stream 21: 24th June 2020 (Education: The "New Normal")
Fifi Garfield, Martine Monksfield, Daniel Jillings and Ann Jillings discuss how the educational landscape has changed since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Congratulations to Ahmed and Charlie!
Two well known BSL Zone faces are in the Signature Hall of Fame!
Live stream 22: 1st July 2020 (Black Lives Matter and Black Deaf media representation)
David Ellington, Hermon Berhane, Heroda Berhane, Kelsey Gordon and Ahmed Mudawi discuss how Black Deaf people are represented in the media.
New live stream: Coco's Christmas Kitchen
Do join in and ask questions on Monday 12th December!
The Three Little Pigs
Louis Neethling tells the story of The Three Little Pigs in BSL!
Announcing our new Chief Executive Officer
We are delighted that Camilla Arnold will be taking up the post in early 2023.
A hard hitting interview series, presented by Deepa Shastri.
Photo focus: Four Deaf Yorkshiremen and a Wedding
Peek behind the scenes - not your average wedding photos!
Julian, Kori and Rowan look back at the highlights of Wicked, with special guests!
We're up for two DSPY awards!
Two of our programmes are nominated for the Visual Sports Media of the Year 2021/22 award!
Punk Chef On The Road Series 1
Scott "Punk Chef" Garthwaite takes to the UK's roads.
Sneak peek: BSL Zone in 2023!
What treats do we have in store for you in 2023? Watch our little trailer to find out...
The Muddy Boot Room Series 1
Join Adam Bassett and his guests to discuss the 2019-2020 Deaf football season.
Two Deaf Yorkshiremen in Lockdown
Light hearted comedy about two grumpy old Deaf men living in Yorkshire during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.
Are you enjoying Food Fighters?
We have some brilliant news for cookery fans...
Two Deaf Yorkshiremen in Lockdown: Behind the scenes
Our sitcom, Two Deaf Yorkshiremen in Lockdown, was made remotely during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic... here's how!
Punk Chef on the Road Series 2
The Punk Chef is back on the road again...
Photo focus: Food Fighters Series 1
Check out some snaps that were taken behind the scenes of our awesome kids' cookery competition!
Sign2Win looking for contestants!
This is your chance to be on Sign2Win and win £1000!
Several Deaf people look back on their lives and how they became who they are today.
Our Food Fighters cookery book is out now!
Food Fighters fans, take note...
What power does The Doll hold? [There are horror scenes in this programme. Recommended viewing age is 18.]
We're on TikTok!
Did you know that BSL Zone has a new TikTok account?
Are mysterious goings on down to the voice thief? [There are horror scenes in this programme. Recommended viewing age is 18.]
Have you got our app?
there’s a BSL Zone app, so you can watch our programmes and short films at any time on your mobile phone.
Two of our programmes are up for an RTS award!
We have some amazing news to share about Sign2Win and You, Me, Garden?...
Photo focus: Getting Personal with Mary Whittaker
Take a look at some of Scott Campbell's photos of Mary Whittaker, Scotland's first Deaf BSL using minister.
After a break-up, Jess focuses on rebuilding her life and her self esteem. Will dating someone new help?
Four of our short films are off to Hollywood
Big news for Veneer, Four Deaf Yorkshiremen and a Wedding, Four Deaf Yorkshiremen’s Contest and Diagnonsense!
Summer in Lockdown
Six members of the Deaf community tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown affected their lives in Summer 2020.
Life seems to be passing Mimi by until an incident at work shakes her out of her comfort zone.
Photo focus: You, Me, Garden? Series 2
Take a peek at the gardening action!
Are you interested in making TV?
Want to make a programme for BSL Zone but aren't sure where to start?
New Chair of Trustees for BSLBT
We are delighted that Jeff McWhinney will be our next Chair of Trustees.
DSPY Visual Sports Media of the Year award 2020 finally collected!
Signpost Productions' Giles Bowman picked up the award at last weekend's ceremony.
How to… turn on our subtitles?
Quite often, people ask us how to turn on the subtitles on programmes on our website, so here’s a refresher!
Take a trip around Norway with Fie, a young woman who breaks out of her comfort zone!
Did you know… we’re on TikTok?
Oh yes, we are! We have lots of unique content, including behind the scenes at Coffee Morning Club.
Brush up on the epic moments of modern Deaf history!
Live stream 23: 27th April 2021 (CODAs)
Fifi Garfield chats to Alim Jayda, Chandrika Gopalakrishnan and Matt Dixon.
Photo focus: Coffee Morning Club
Have a nosey behind the scenes at everyone's favourite Deaf Club!
Deaflympics: Running Out Of Time?
A look at how the Deaflympics started and what may be in store for its future.
A quick reminder about our commissioning rounds!
Thank you for sending in your commissioning ideas, you have until September 11th, so keep your ideas coming.
18-year old April Platt tackles communication barriers with her rugby teammates.
Coffee Morning Club Box Set
It's the Summer holidays - need something to watch?
Tamils in Exile
The struggles of deaf Tamils from Sri Lanka who were forced to flee for new lives in France. [Note: Contains descriptions of violence.]
Photo focus: Sign2Win Series 2
Take a peek behind the scenes of our favourite game show!
A French documentary following acts of activism throughout the French Deaf community.
We’re going to DeafInfo in Blackpool!
There will be a BSL Zone stall at the DeafInfo exhibition on Wednesday 27th September.
BSLBT’s associate membership of TAP
We are championing deaf and disabled talent in TV!
Reverberations: The Return to premiere at Flarewave!
This free event will be at the Duke of York Picturehouse cinema, as part of Deaffest on Tour.
Great news about the Della festival and awards
Two BSL Zone programmes have a screening and some nominations!
Two awards and a screening in Hong Kong!
It's a very exciting time for BSL Zone at the Hong Kong International Deaf Film Festival!
Unsure how Reverberations: The Return carries on from the original film? Click here!
BSL Zone's Top 10 Comedy Moments
A countdown through BSL Zone's top 10 comedy moments, hosted by Fifi Garfield - what made it to Number 1?!
Photo focus - Reverberations: The Return
Check out what went on behind the scenes of our brand new sci fi drama!
Four Deaf Yorkshiremen's Takeaway
The four men set up a takeaway business to show off Vikram’s cooking skills, but as the orders increase, can they keep up?!
Photo focus: Getting Personal Series 3
Time to share some beautiful portraits of some of the beautiful people in Getting Personal Series 3!
Photo focus - This Is Deaf: Black History Month 2023
Check out Samuel Dore's fabulous photographs from the This Is Deaf set!
Two new dramas for BSL Zone
We have commissioned two new dramas!
BSL Zone: Looking to the future
Join our live stream on Tuesday 14th November!
Wins for Diagnonsense at the Della festival
The first Della Awards were presented last weekend, at Della, an international deaf film festival, which was held in Germany.
This Is Deaf Series 1
Ahmed Mudawi and guests chat about all things Deaf!
Wild Visitors to my Home
Box set. We meet the Baines family from London, who want to encourage wildlife into their garden!
Four Deaf Yorkshiremen Go Dating
Angus and Vikram decide to have a dating contest, with Fred as referee. Is it really just for fun or will it get serious?!
A short documentary about Klarissa Webster, a talented artist in Scotland.
The Sapega Family
Danish documentary featuring a Ukrainian/Russian couple. [Warning: There are descriptions of war in this programme.]
Where Is The Interpreter? Episode 1
The story behind the campaign to increase BSL access to the Government's Covid-19 related information.
Where Is The Interpreter? Episode 2
More about the struggles of the campaigners fighting for BSL access to the Government's Covid-19 information. How will it end?
Live stream 24: 7th May 2022 (Deaffest)
Raabia Hussain chats to Nikki Stratton, Marilyn Willrich, Louis Neethling, Teresa Garratty and Giles Bowman.
You, Me, Garden? Series 1
Clara Allardyce and her trusty team work their magic on four Deaf gardens!
Sign2Win Series 1
Our first ever TV game show in BSL, hosted by Fifi Garfield!
A social worker fights discriminatory attitudes to get a wrongly-diagnosed patient released from hospital.
CODA & Proud
In this short documentary, children with deaf parents tell us about their lives.
Live stream 25: 10th October 2022 (Diagnonsense)
Deepa Shastri interviews Samuel Dore, Dr Katherine Rogers and Jackie Wan Brown.
Four Deaf Yorkshiremen and a Wedding
The hilarious Four Deaf Yorkshiremen are back! And there's a wedding to be held. What's going on?
Four Deaf Yorkshiremen's Contest
It's competition time for the four grumpy old men and their friends. Who will win?!
Live stream 26: 12th December 2022 (Coco's Christmas Kitchen)
Coco Briden invites special guests Fifi Garfield, Chris Laing and Ahmed Mudawi into her kitchen.
This Is Deaf Series 2
Ahmed Mudawi is back with a brilliant range of guests to cover the latest issues.
Food Fighters Series 1
Young chefs take on exciting challenges, hoping to win the Food Fighters trophy!
Laura and Igor: One year later...
A Ukrainian/Russian couple discuss the past year. [Warning: There are descriptions of war in this programme.]
Sign2Win Series 2
Series 2 of our BSL game show, hosted by Fifi Garfield.
You, Me, Garden? Series 2
Clara Allardyce and her trusty team work their magic on four Deaf gardens!
Live stream 27: 27th June 2023 (BSLBT Executive Producers)
Cathy Heffernan, Charlie Swinbourne and Julian Peedle-Calloo, discuss making TV.
Coffee Morning Club
A Deaf Club's members fight to save their club from closure, with dramatic results.
Reverberations: The Return
A time travelling mission failed and time is running out. Allies gather for the ultimate confrontation.
Birmingham Made Me
Rinkoo Barpaga is a comedian but, as a Deaf Asian man, his journey to success hasn’t been easy. [Note: this programme contains strong language and adult themes].
Live stream 28: 14th November 2023 (BSL Zone: Looking to the Future)
Rebecca A. Withey interviews Aimee Campbell-Nottage, Rinkoo Barpaga and Charlie Swinbourne
This Is Deaf Series 3
Third series of Ahmed Mudawi and guests exploring a range of brilliant topics