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[09/14/20 - 01:38 PM]
"CripTales" to Premiere October 1 on BBC America - Six Short Films Written, Directed and Performed by People with Disabilities
Each film is a fictional monologue capturing a life-changing moment for a person with disabilities, based on factual research and lived experience and spanning the last 50 years of British history.

[01/16/20 - 02:48 PM]
BBC America Announces "Disability Monologues" (wt), A New Short-Form Series About the Perception of Disability, Co-Produced with BBC Studios
Through fictional monologues, the series will portray the very real experiences of people with disabilities over the last 50 years in Britain.







CRIPTALES (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/1/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 10/1/20; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, September 2020) BBC AMERICA announced today the October 1 world premiere date for CripTales - a collection of six short films curated by Mat Fraser (His Dark Materials, American Horror Story) - each one written, directed and performed by a person living with disabilities. The six 15-minute monologues will premiere on Thursday, October 1 at 10pm ET/9c on BBC AMERICA and the entire collection of films will also be available to stream at the start of National Disability Employment Awareness Month across the digital platforms of the AMC Networks Entertainment group: BBC AMERICA, AMC, IFC, SundanceTV and AMC+. Each film is a fictional monologue capturing a life-changing moment for a person with disabilities, based on factual research and lived experience and spanning the last 50 years of British history.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Debbie Christie as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios