TV, Radio and Film news

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  • Opera North offers audio-described film of Leonard Bernstein opera for free


    Opera North’s critically acclaimed production of Trouble in Tahiti is now available to view for free on the Opera Europa OperaVision website, as part of global celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the legendary American composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein’s birth.

  • Audio description comes to Amazon Prime Video


    Amazon this week rolled out audio description on its UK Prime Catalogue for its viewers with sight loss.

  • Audio description on UKTV


    Steve Whyte, Senior Compliance Advisor at UKTV, talks about audio description (AD) at UKTV Channels

  • Audio description on BBC


    Richard Kurzik, Senior Service Manager for Access Services at the BBC talks about audio description (AD) at BBC

  • Audio description at Channel 4


    Graham Wilkinson, Presentation and Access Services Manager at Channel 4, talks about audio description (AD) at Channel 4

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