The Hub 2:2 (March 2012)

News and current affairs

News-based magazine programme for the sign language community. In this episode, presenters Gavin Lilley and Elizabeth Bojas find out all about the BSL Corpus project, which is providing a snapshot into use of sign language in Britain today. Later, there is a debate in the studio, featuring guests Frances Elton and Patrick Sheill who talk about whether regional signs should be preserved. Ashley Kendall reports on the reduction in the number of Deaf university applicants. Is going to university is worth it or not? Linda Day and Tessa Padden talk about their new BSL website, Signworld, while Nick Beese and Lilli Risner visit the studio to tell us about how a video featuring their daughter went viral online. Watch it!

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