• Published on 18 Oct 2017 Sections UK

    Actors with learning difficulties often struggle to get more than a token role in films or on stage. Now a new play is about to break new ground by giving a woman with Down’s Syndrome a starring role. The play, Joy, has been specially written for actors with disabilities… and without.  

  • Published on 15 Dec 2016 Sections Politics, UK

    Glenda Jackson is the Oscar winning actress who became a Labour politician: now after a quarter of a century away, she’s returned to the stage at the age of 80. Her performance in the title role of King Lear has had such rave reviews – there’s talk of her taking it to Broadway next year

  • Published on 16 Apr 2016 Sections UK

    In a breakthrough in drama casting, an autistic actor has joined the cast of the hospital drama Holby City.