Let’s Talk About It!
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Candoco Dance Company, the company that created a sensation last year on Strictly Come Dancing, present Let's Talk About Dis by Hetain Patel.
CANDOCO/ HETAIN PATEL
18.09.19 - 19.09.19
20 years ago Ursula Martinez made a theatre show with her parents.
20 years later, Martinez, now in her 50’s, attempts to recreate this show, without her dad, who passed away in 2009, and with her Mother, who can no longer remember her lines.
Not all disabled artists use the same terms, and not all those labelled ‘disabled’ by others self-identify that way. How different are the practices described as ‘arts and disability’, ‘disability arts’ and ‘inclusive arts’? What role does self-definition play?
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Laurence Clark starred in BBC1’s documentary 'We Won’t Drop the Baby' and the show was recently uploaded to YouTube. The response it received worldwide was at times inspirational and uplifting – at others, derogatory and incredibly personal. Laurence explores these reactions, and questions his role as a father.
Radio Local is a pop-up radio station built with, and for, those local to it and broadcasting live over the airwaves of Reform Radio for the duration of a whole day. Join us for our six hour marathon radio show, made and inspired by Salford’s residents and addressing the festival's considerations around disability.
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