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Audio described streaming of top productions

GOOD NEWS for blind theatre fans … The National Theatre is to stream audio-described broadcasts of three of its top productions – starting tonight with Small Island.

Music for EVERYONE, please

IF YOU like music that’s inclusive to everyone – you’ll like what’s being planned in the Midlands.


LAURENCE Clark has just helped to write the scripts for 25 episodes of Coronation Street. And there’s no let up for the stand-up comic. He’s now...

Musical treat in store from Massaoke

NOTHING beats the euphoria at a gig when an entire audience sings along as one, and rock legends Massaoke have gained a global reputation for doing just that!

Why Steve’s our brightest star

PICTURED: Steve Shotton and Cathy Pettet CATHY PETTET liked the idea of doing some sit-down exercise and signed up for one of STEVE SHOTTON’S Drum-A-Cise...

Let’s make music more accessible for young people

PARENTS of disabled children and young people are being urged to make music making more accessible for everyone.

Roll over Beethoven – meet the Beathovens!

IT DIDN'T quite make the Christmas Number One hit single, but the new song from autistic band The Beathovens is certainly hitting all the right notes.

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