Monthly Archives: September 2016

Sonic Inclusion

As part of his PhD in Inclusive Design at the Royal College of Art, our friend Will Renel is organising a roundtable discussion called Sonic Inclusion – ‘a relaxed event that brings together different people to discus the relationships between … read more

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Give and Tate

You may have noticed I’ve been a bit quiet of late but don’t worry, it’s not because I’ve run out of steam – in fact it’s been because everything’s been going flat out over the last few weeks. In a … read more

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Call Me Dr Biscuit

At the start of the summer a formal looking envelope popped through the castle letterbox. I opened it with curiosity, unsure what to expect: it’s content blew me away.

It was a letter from the University of Wolverhampton saying they’d … read more

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ABNORMALLY SoHo

Abnormally Funny People returns to the Soho Theatre in London for a Paralympic Special on Wednesday 14th September. Join me and a whole squad of other incredible Para-O-lympic comedians for a gold medal winning night out! Tickets and details can … read more

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Return of the Poles

A couple of days ago I wrote about my tics’ reaction to the lettings board that had appeared outside my bedroom window.

Today some other arrivals caught their attention, but this time they greeted them as old friends.

“Welcome back … read more

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Disabled Doesn’t Mean Less Able

Yesterday was the last day of Southbank Centre’s incredible Unlimited Festival. The Festival celebrates the artistic vision and originality of disabled artists. Highlights for me included Claire Cunningham’s beautiful piece The Way You Look (At Me) Tonight, Heart N read more

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Doing Things Differently

Who can resist the offer of doing things differently from time to time? I’m going to be in Bristol for an exciting event that’s all about celebrating, learning and talking about equality in the arts. I’m going to be joining … read more

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Biscuits Down Under

Our international tour continues when we bring Backstage in Biscuit Land to the Melbourne Festival for its Australian debut. We’ll be at the Beckett Theatre from 12th – 16th October with a post show talk on Thursday 13th. You can … read more

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Dublin Biscuits

We’re going to be taking Backstage in Biscuit Land (#BIBL) out on tour again this October, starting with a trip to Dublin. So, look out for a flurry of biscuits, hedgehogs and cats at the Dublin Theatre Festival. Find us … read more

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What Can You Do In 58 Minutes?

What Can You Do In 58 Minutes?

• Go for a swim
• Enjoy a three course meal
Replace a toilet

I’ve just spent 58 minutes on the phone booking a train ticket.

Before I made the call I’d … read more

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