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22: The Phil & Simon Show No 22 - 'I don't have the personality to use a wheelchair'

6/16/2018
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More informal, more personal, Phil and Simon discuss a potential divisive split in impairments, more trouble with trains, Lost Voice Guy winning a talent show and do you need a personality type if you become disabled? Two people with a disability were the finalists in Britain’s Got Talent. Lost Voice Guy won it. Is this a watershed moment for disability and comedy or a stepping stone? A friend of Simon’s, who was looking at needing a wheelchair, told him she didn’t have the ‘personality’...

Duration:00:46:23

21: The Phil & Simon Show No 21 - Justice and Rights

5/28/2018
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On this months show, Phil and Simon grapple with some morally complex news topics. How do you decide who should get legal aid? Does this lead to more injustice? Then the heartbreaking case of the little boy Alfie and how medics, the law and parents all have a say in a disabled person's life when the individual can't speak for themselves? The business case for accessibility is updated with new research from Euan's Guide and are we seeing a lot more disabled people on television,...

Duration:00:40:43

3: The Phil & Simon Show No 3 - Brexit

6/19/2016
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In which we explore the accessibility of the Derby, #Brexit would disabled people be better off in or out. Dementia and Alzheimers and user research, Uber Taxis and finally leprachauns

Duration:00:32:02

2: The Phil & Simon Show No 2 - USA and UK

5/26/2016
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Phil & Simon discuss if it is better to live in the USA or the UK if you are a disabled person. Is it just about attitude? Do you tip if someone is providing a service related to your disability? Why do some disabled people not use equipment that would improve their life? And if disability kit can ever be cool? And if so, who to and where do you find it?

Duration:00:50:25

The Phil & Simon Show No 1 - Inspirational

5/9/2016
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Phil and Simon unpick disability and being inspirational. Air travel is also on their agenda! #inspirational #airtravel

Duration:00:29:40