Next Episode of See Hear is
Season 36 / Episode 9 and airs on 07 December 2016 08:00
Magazine series made for a deaf and hard-of-hearing people.
Erika Jones travels to Washington DC to meet two deaf women holding positions of power with the US president Barack Obama. Leah Katz-Hernandez and Claudia Gordon are living proof that with equal opportunities and determination, deaf people can rise to the top.
Clive Mason investigates the sad chain of events that led to the closure of South Gloucestershire Deaf Association. Why did it happen, and could it have been prevented? And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month.
Clive Mason investigates whether deaf and hard-of-hearing people are losing out in the assessments for Personal Independence Payments. With allegations of long delays and inconsistent decision making, can we be confident that the benefits system is fair?
Seb Cunliffe travels to New York to meet a deaf model who is rapidly becoming a global star. Nyle DiMarco was the winner of America's Next Top Model and is currently competing in Dancing with the Stars. Back in the UK, he meets Jamie Clarke, who is also forging a successful career as a model.
Plus there's a round-up of what's been going on in the deaf community over the last month including an update on the closure of the Royal School for Deaf Children in Margate.
Clive Mason travels to Brussels, the heart of the European Union, to explain what the upcoming European Union referendum is all about. Key representatives of the Leave and Remain campaigns are interviewed and give their thoughts on the key referendum issues affecting deaf people in the UK. Plus, renowned percussionist Evelyn Glennie embarks on an unusual collaboration with an American deaf rapper called Sean Forbes. And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month.
When Sadiq Khan was campaigning to become the new mayor of London, he pledged to introduce the BSL charter to improve the lives of deaf people in the capital.
Clive Mason investigates how the charter works and whether it has made a difference in cities that have already signed up to it, including Bristol, Leicester and Derby.
Plus, we meet deaf cyclist Shane Prendergast as he trains for an incredible new challenge - to cycle 3,200 miles across America.
And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month with Seb Cunliffe and Erika Jones.
Clive Mason introduces an investigation into the implications of the recent European Union referendum result for the UK's deaf community. With the majority of people voting to leave the European Union, what impact will Brexit have on deaf and hard-of-hearing people? While the government tries to work out the next steps, the deaf community finds itself in conflict, with emotions running high on both sides. Why has this issue divided deaf people so strongly? With the Edinburgh Fringe in full swing this month, we preview the Deaf And Hearing Ensemble's latest play, People of the Eye. And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month with Seb Cunliffe and Erika Jones.
Topical magazine series for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. The Paralympics are a global celebration of elite sport for athletes with disabilities - and yet there are no categories for deaf competitors. Seb Cunliffe investigates why deaf athletes are being excluded. Is it because of funding difficulties or are deaf people being held back because of internal politics between various sporting bodies? First-time reporter Erika Levi is thrown in at the deep end as she gets some waterskiing lessons with the Bluebird Waterski club for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. The club celebrated its 50th birthday in 2015. And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month with Seb Cunliffe and Erika Jones.
Topical magazine series for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. Back in 2015, See Hear was at the Scottish Parliament to witness history in the making as an Act of Parliament was passed to promote the use of sign language across Scotland. One year on, Clive Mason returns to Holyrood and asks those involved in the act what is happening and whether progress is being made. Is there enough money to make the dream of a more inclusive Scotland a reality? Seb Cunliffe gets his running shoes on to join deafblind athlete James Clarke as he completes his challenge of winning 100 race medals with his 100th and final run. And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month.
Documentary series uncovering the lives of deaf people around the country.
In this episode, we visit Clark and Eliza in Scotland, both of whom are deafblind. We meet them as they prepare for their wedding day with the help of their faithful communication guides.
John is a deaf coach driver who was bullied as a child. Buses offered him an escape from his childhood tormentors - and as an adult, he has become a coach driver himself. We follow him on a day trip to Essex - will they make it there and back in one piece?
And Jamie is a young, unassuming deaf man by day. But at night he transforms himself into Vikki, a fiery redhead. As Jamie gets ready for a night out in Belfast, we learn about the dark trauma of his past.
December - Christmas. Topical magazine series for deaf and hard-of-hearing people. With Christmas just around the corner, what do you buy for a deaf child who wants to see themselves represented in toy form? With so few choices out there, Clive Mason meets a group of campaigners who are trying to change things. We meet a 12-year-old deaf boy who is rapidly making a name for himself with his funny online videos. See Hear challenges him to create a new Christmas comedy. There are some special Christmas messages from the BBC's galaxy of stars. And there is a round-up of what has been going on in the deaf community over the last month with Seb Cunliffe and Erika Jones.
Clive Mason(Clive Mason)
Memnos Costi(Memnos Costi)
Radha Manjeshwar(Radha Manjeshwar)
Martin Colville(Martin Colville)
Maggie Woolley(Maggie Woolley)
Lara Crooks(Lara Crooks)
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