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Ruth Malkin

Ruth Malkin is an equality campaigner, writer and single parent who lives in Trafford. She identifies as a disabled person.

Posts by Ruth Malkin

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My Mother Said I Never Should uses British Sign Language to add an extra dimension to a play about untold stories between women

My Mother Said I Never Should by Charlotte Keatley, performed at The Lowry Theatre, at Salford Quays, on 4 March 2020, was premiered at Contact Theatre, Manchester, in 1987. fingersmiths returned the play to its Manchester roots with this production. The play follows the life stories of four generations of ...

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Unexpected behaviour is revealed in Hetain Patel’s ‘Don’t Look at the Finger’

Don’t Look at the Finger, commissioned and produced by Film and Video Umbrella, with Manchester Art Galler and QUAD, is the most recent offering from conceptual artist Hetain Patel, following The Jump (2015). Review by Ruth Malkin The Jump and Don’t Look at the Finger are two short, paired, non-verbal films ...

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