Disability Arts Online & Graeae present The Disability And…Podcast

Disability Arts Online, the leading publication for disability arts is joining forces with Graeae to deliver the Disability And…Podcast over the next 12 months.

The Disability And…Podcast promises to get right to the heart of some of the most pressing issues in arts, culture and beyond with a series of bold, provocative and insightful interviews with disabled artists, key industry figures and the odd legend.

For episode 5, Graeae’s Associate Director Nickie Miles-Wildin speaks to Jess Thom, an artist, theatremaker and co-founder of acclaimed company Touretteshero, which celebrates and shares the creativity and humour of Tourettes in an accessible way.

Jess talks aboutthe idea behind Touretteshero, the importance of relaxed performances and theimpact recent changes in policy have had on disabled people. This podcastcontains strong language.

Jess Thom

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Full transcript of all podcast episodes can be downloaded from this page.

If you know of any other channels that you’d like this podcast to be available on, please email richard@graeae.org

You can also listen through our Soundcloud channel, also embedded below.

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

Transcripts of each podcast are available to download from this page.

Transcript: Episode 1. Disability & Representation. Mat Fraser & Amit Sharma


Transcript: Episode 2. Disability & Psychiatry. gobscure & Colin Hambrook


Transcript: Episode 3. Disability & Comedy. Jackie Hagan & Nickie Miles-Wildin


Transcript: Episode 4. Disability & Aesthetics: Claire Cunningham & Joe Turnbull


Transcript: Episode 5. Disability & Change: Jess Thom and Nickie Miles-Wildin