Restricting disabled roles to disabled actors isn’t just a potential bar to the creation of great art – it overlooks worse prejudices faced by the disabled.
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While family doctors’ workload soars, the number of full-time equivalents falls, threatening the pastoral future of the profession – and patient care.
Putting politics aside, the latest production of Joan Littlewood’s famous play is timely and touching.
The late conductor knew that art helps the young to imagine and to empathise with others.
Of course, plays can be used to peddle myths and propaganda. But acting is concerned with truth and sensibility in ways that politics cannot be.
It’s a body that could improve educational standards and enhance learning culture.
His ‘How We Invented Freedom’ is a lovely essay. Oh, and we talk about ‘Western’ values just to be polite to the Germans, French and Spanish.
I’m at loss to know why a university professor with a PhD should be obliged to sit a GCSE in Maths simply to tick a bureaucratic box (which really happened).
A constituent claimed that ‘unkempt’ was a racist expression. And so the East Worthing and Shoreham MP was questioned under caution.