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Nina Muehlemann is doing a PhD in English Literature on ‘positive’ representation of disability in mainstream culture and Disability Culture. In her blog, she writes about her research, about disability in the media and in art and the gap between mainstream and Disability Culture.

“Ah, better to get a normal fella who can act crippled” - thoughts on Daniel Radcliffe in ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’

1 July 2013


Daniel Radcliffe in the Cripple of Inishmaan

I’ve got a bit of a crush on Daniel Radcliffe. Not only because he can ride a broomstick like no one else and is friends with Dumbledore. I think his acting is wonderfully understated and, more importantly, he has come across as utterly modest, charming and funny in every interview I could get my hands on. When I realised that he would star in a West End play, I was in heaven. Finally I would get the chance to indulge my inner fangirl! The name of said play? ‘The Cripple of...

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