James Martin is a 28-year-old actor with Down’s Syndrome from Belfast. He played the lead role in the BBC TV film drama Ups and Downs. Read on to find out about his acting career, love of sport and becoming an ambassador for Mencap.
This months DH news roundup inclues fiilmmaker with MD winning award, Disability Pride virtual events and Down’s Syndrome actor stars in crime drama.
Ali Stroker is a 32-year-old American actress and singer, best known for being the first wheelchair user to perform on Broadway and win a Tony award for her performance in Oklahoma!. Our writer, Emma Purcell, got the chance to interview Ali about her career in the performing arts as a disabled person.