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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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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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Nicole Endacott 12 Feb 13
Replying to @stellajyoung
2of2...that in every film project they do, people living with a disability fulfill cast & crew roles. R there similar tv opps?
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Stella Young 12 Feb 13
Replying to @NicoleEndacott
Bus Stop are great! Unfortunately there's no such projects in mainstream film & TV.
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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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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
this is a phrase which I shall use at every relevant opportunity.
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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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