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DisAbility On Stage

This page lists the names of plays and musicals with DisAbled main characters. The list will grow as more such plays are made, or as I find out about ones which have been made in the past. As always, your suggestions are very welcome and can be emailed to


All Our Children

All The King’s Fools

Brimstone And Treacle

Cripple Of Irishmaan

Crystal Clear

A Day In The Death Of Joe Egg

Don’t Wake Me: The Ballad Of Nihal Armstrong

Elephant Man

Gilbert is Dead

Girl X

If These Spasms Could Speak

In Water I’m Weightless


Laundry Boy

Libby’s Eyes

Paper Dolls


Rain Man


Reasons To Be Cheerful

Rolling With Laughter

Teenage Dick

The Amazing Vancetti Sisters

The Braille Legacy

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

The King’s Speech

The Man Who Lived Twice

The Normal Heart

The Two Worlds Of Charlie F


Wendy Hoose


Woman of Flowers

4 Comments leave one →
  1. April 9, 2010 10:03 pm

    Gilbert is Dead (I’m going to be in a production of it – very excited!)

  2. samedifference1 permalink*
    April 9, 2010 10:21 pm

    Thanks for the suggestion- it has now been added to the list. When and where is the production and what part are you going to play?

    • April 10, 2010 2:05 pm

      A friend of mine is directing next term(I’m at drama school). I’m playing a character callled Lucille – its set in Victorian times, around the time of the publication of “Origin of Species”.


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