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Stella Young
By "spacking up" I'm referring to the able bod playing a person with cerebral palsy. Really badly. Spacking up - the new blacking up.
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Mandy Lee 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
Oh ew, that's low. If I didn't already avoid that show, there's a boycott right there.
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Dr. Tommy Kahuna 12 Feb 13
that has always bothered me. I thank folks like for actually doing proper casting
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Kate 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
yeah, cause there are so many roles for disabled actors on tv they're forced to fill them with able bods - said no one ever!
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Nick Walls 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
this is a phrase which I shall use at every relevant opportunity.
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Dr Lisa Chaffey 12 Feb 13
can't use dis actors cos need to do dream sequences Re:running, horse riding. Oh no my mistake, that's tampon ads
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Nick Walls 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
apparently since it worked for Dustin Hoffman. They're trying for the Oscar in the most offensive way possible.
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Rebecca Saffir 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
This is a slight diversion but: I'm a bit deaf (wear aids), plan to be actress. Best friend currently playing deaf person...
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Rebecca Saffir 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
... In a play. Had to wear cotton wool to rehearsals. "This is ridiculous! Is your life like this ALL THE TIME?!" I lol-ed.
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Stella Young 12 Feb 13
Replying to @rebeccaspeaking
Oh good grief! See, the problem is, there'll be barriers and prejudice for you to deal with in casting...
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Stella Young 12 Feb 13
Replying to @rebeccaspeaking
... there'll be people who think it's easier to stuff another woman's ears with cotton-bloody-wool than employ you. Eugh!
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H 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
I guess it can open minds? Why not just get an actor with Cerebal Palsy I don't know...
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CrossyMcCross 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
I WAS wondering thanks! Albeit your clarification/definition brings a really creepy visual to mind = no thanks!
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Phineas Meere 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
Did that actor respond to Spacking up criticism by saying actor w CP couldn't cope w film schedule?
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MJ 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
@IPhineasmaximus can you see british drama Call The Midwife? Very good CP actor & story line. Genuinely well made programme.
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Ms Jenian 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
@IPhineasmaximus Did anybody ASK an actor with CP??
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