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Deafblind ‘Undateables’ Star Announces Photography Exhibition

Ian Treherne announces major solo exhibition of his photographic work in London  Ian Treherne, a deafblind photographer who starred in hit TV show ‘The Undateables’ earlier in the year, has announced a new solo exhibition in London. Ian, 38 from Rochford, Essex, was born partially deaf and with limited vision, due to a condition called Usher Syndrome, which causes progressive ... Read More »

Channel 4 to advertise all its jobs on specialist site promoting disabled talent

Channel 4 has yesterday announced that it will advertise all of its future vacancies on a specialist job site run by and for disabled people, Evenbreak. Channel 4 hopes the initiative will attract even more applications from disabled people in a bid to further diversify its workforce and help disabled people break into the media industry. The broadcaster’s commitment in ... Read More »

Channel 4’s hit TV show ‘Come Dine With Me’ is casting for its new series

As part of Channel 4’s Year of Disability, the broadcaster’s hit television show Come Dine With Me is excited to further its commitment to ensuring the representation of disability on screen. At present the popular programme is after brilliant people in Glasgow to compete in its new series. Do you think you can host the perfect dinner party? Could it ... Read More »

NFTS and Channel 4 looking for filmmakers from diverse backgrounds

Channel 4 bursary scheme available to NFTS applicants The National Film and Television School, in partnership with Channel 4, is looking for applicants from diverse backgrounds to enrol onto its Directing Fiction and Cinematography MA courses. The bursaries are particularly aimed at people with disabilities, and people from BAME or socially disadvantaged backgrounds as these groups are underrepresented in television ... Read More »

Channel 4’s Production Training Scheme is open for applications!

Due to a lack of representation in the industry, this year the scheme is targeted at people with disabilities and those from BAME backgrounds. The scheme provides a 12 month contract to work at one of the independent production companies who produce some of Channel 4’s award winning content, as well as a great training package to ensure each participant ... Read More »

Looking for love? The Undateables are looking for people to take part in the 6th series!

Looking for love? The Undateables are looking for people to take part in the 6th series! Email undateables@betty.co.uk or call the team on 0207 290 0223. ‘betty’ are making a sixth run of the romantic, insightful and acclaimed series The Undateables for Channel 4. About the series: The series follows people with a variety of disabilities and conditions on their ... Read More »

The Superhumans are coming to Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned Princess Productions, part of the Endemol Shine Group, to produce The Superhumans Show – a brand new magazine show, covering all things Paralympics. The Superhumans Show comes to Channel 4 as the ParalympicsGB team prepares to take on the world at Rio 2016. This series will help build on the success of London 2012 as well ... Read More »

Allianz Insurance to sponsor Rio 2016 Paralympic Games coverage on Channel 4

Channel 4 and Allianz Insurance have today announced a major new sponsorship which will see the insurance provider become the first of two core partners of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on 4.     Allianz Insurance will sponsor a range of programmes across Channel 4 leading up to the Rio Paralympic Games, including Adam Hills, Josh Widdicombe and Alex Brooker ... Read More »

Channel 4 launches Year of Disability in 2016

Channel 4 today announced that 2016, the year of the Paralympic Games in Rio, will be the broadcaster’s Year of Disability. Announced one year on from the launch of Channel 4’s 360° Diversity Charter, the Year of Disability includes major new commitments to increase representation of disabled people within the broadcasting industry – both on and off-screen.  This will include ... Read More »

Channel 4 Targets Diversity in Glasgow

Channel 4 has opened its highly successful Production Training Scheme in Scotland for the first time, targeting people from BAME backgrounds and those with a disability. The Nations & Regions Production Training Scheme is offering six three-month contracts with some of Scotland’s best TV production companies. Roles are for entry level researchers and production co-ordinators. Off-screen Diversity Executive Nina Bhagwat ... Read More »

The Superhumans return to C4 in build-up to Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Channel 4 will broadcast a host of major Para sports events this year as part of the build up to its coverage of the Rio 2016 Paralympics next summer. Coverage will include more than 30 hours of live events and highlights on TV and online between July and October, building upon the success of its broadcasts of the BAFTA winning ... Read More »

Channel 4 and Scope partner for Shorts series starring Alex Brooker

  Channel 4, in partnership with Scope, has commissioned a brand new advertiser funded Shorts series What Not To Do starring Alex Brooker, the disability charity’s ambassador and star of Channel 4 show The Last Leg. The six, three 3 minute short form series launches exclusively on All 4 for Channel 4’s digital Shorts platform and will be available to view in early ... Read More »