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BBC Ouch! Podcast with Jasmine and Bev Burkitt

Ladies and Gents the wonderful Jasmine and Bev Burkitt can be heard interviewed by Mat Fraser and Liz Carr on the Ouch Podcast, the disability talk show brought to you by the BBC.  They talk about their documentary Small Teen, Bigger World, their future plans and their opinion on the portrayal of restricted growth people …

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BBC Three – Small Teen Bigger World

Jasmine Burkitt’s latest documentaries, Small Teen, Bigger World, starts on BBC Three on Monday 11th July from 9.00pm.  The four-part series follows Jazz as she leaves home to start college to find her feet in the world and meet her Dad for the first time.  In the meantime, here’s a sneak preview… (links to the …

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Small Teen, Bigger World on Woman’s Hour

Jasmine and her mum Bev joined Jenni Murray on this morning’s edition of Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4.   They talk about the up and coming documentary that will be aired on BBC Three on Monday, their views on living with the attention that we small-than-average-people receive on a daily basis, and Jazz’s passion for …

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The Dwarves Are Coming

I subscribe to the wonderful BBC Ouch programme through my Facebook account to keep up to date about when the latest disability news when an article on their blog caught my eye. The season of the dwarf Turns out that there are few programmes that are going to aired in the coming months.  Excited!?! Well, …

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What A Long Way We Restricted Growth People Have To Go

< rant > Oh dear, I’ve just watched BBC Question Time and was very saddened by the panels reaction to whereby some of our most senior politicians are using dwarfism to insult each other. Not only am I alarmed at how it is brushed off by one audience member as ‘political correctness gone mad’, but …

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It’s Like Being Famous, But Without The Money

How very true.  This was the phrase used by Bev Burkitt when describing what it is like being a person of restricted growth and the attraction that being so garners, though in our case it’s not sort after like a celebrity. I watched the BBC documentary ‘Small Teen, Big World’ for the second time to …

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