Podcast ep. 16 Disability and…The Mainstream with Robert Softley Gale


This month Joe Turnbull, assistant editor of Disability Arts Online chats with Robert Softley Gale, writer, actor, activist, and Artistic Director of Birds of Paradise Theatre Company, about Disability And…the Mainstream. 

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Robert Softley Gale

Robert talks about our obsession with the mainstream, the balancing act of appealing to mainstream and disabled audiences and about his favourite mainstream guilty pleasures – musicals and Great British Bake Off.

A transcript for episode 16 is available here.

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The Disability And…Podcast is edited by Ian Rattray for Clear Voice Enterprises, experts in accessible audio.