Disability

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Richard III review – Shakespeare’s supervillain breezes through the bloodbath
Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Arthur Hughes is the scheming sociopath in a production of magisterial stagecraft that builds to a powerful climax

Arifa Akbar

01, Jul, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Access all areas: the creatives opening theatre up to disabled audiences
An audio describer, a creative captioner and an access consultant explain how their work is becoming integral to the theatre industry

Caroline Butterwick

01, Jul, 2022 @9:34 AM

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‘Don’t tone it down’ – inside the invasion of British museums by disabled artists
From Belfast to St Ives, 30 UK venues are about to be taken over in an event that will draw on the tragedy of the first world war – and feature deaf dancing, origami clothing and scenes of austerity rendered in fondant icing

Lucy Webster

29, Jun, 2022 @10:44 AM

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No masks, no free tests, low sick pay – the UK government is back in Covid denial | Frances Ryan
Cases are on the rise, but a few small changes would make a big difference to millions of vulnerable people, says Guardian columnist Frances Ryan

Frances Ryan

28, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mike George obituary
Writer and campaigner on social justice and the environment who developed the understanding of consumer vulnerability

David Brindle

27, Jun, 2022 @4:48 PM

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‘Don’t worry!' 'He’ll be right’: Why do we say all the wrong things to parents of children with a disability? | Ellen Fanning
The golden rule of supporting others is understand first, solve second – most of the time people are looking to feel heard rather than be fixed

Ellen Fanning

25, Jun, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Disabled swimmer loses legal challenge over London bathing pond ticket prices
Christina Efthimiou claimed price increase at Kenwood ladies’ bathing pond had unfair impact on people with disabilities

Amelia Hill

23, Jun, 2022 @2:03 PM

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Disabled passengers bearing brunt of travel disruption, say charities
Campaigners say disabled people seen as an afterthought amid flight cancellations and longstanding rail problems

Amelia Hill and Tobi Thomas

23, Jun, 2022 @12:54 PM

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‘It’s not the waiting, it’s the indignity’: disabled passengers tell of air travel torment
As campaigners highlight how the burden of travel chaos is falling on disabled passengers, five people describe their recent airport indignities

Amelia Hill

22, Jun, 2022 @7:43 PM

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The stress of dressing for disabled people | Letter
Letter: Dr Elizabeth Kealy-Morris on the difficulties disabled people have finding clothes that fit their bodies and their social groupings

Letters

21, Jun, 2022 @4:33 PM

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‘The most Mark E Smith thing ever’: the post-punk band whose members have learning disabilities
Improvisation is speciality of Leeds outfit Ultimate Thunder, whose debut album is released next month

Helen Pidd North of England editor

21, Jun, 2022 @3:07 PM

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Channel 4 subtitles outage breached licence, Ofcom rules
Broadcaster failed to provide enough subtitled programmes after sonic boom destroyed equipment in 2021

Jim Waterson Media editor

20, Jun, 2022 @2:56 PM

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