Disability and Performance: An Interview with Robert Softley Gale

Robert Softley Gale of Birds of Paradise talks to Spotlight about disability and performance

I don't want a generic actor who looks the same as every other actor... I want real people and I actually think it makes the end product a lot better.

Birds of Paradise's Robert Softley Gale talked to Spotlight about his Edinburgh Fringe show (which is being transferred to London) My Left/Right Foot: The Musical. We also discussed disability and performance, challenges still faced by disabled actors, and how we can improve representation on stage and screen. Take a look:

With thanks to Traverse theatre, Robert Softley Gale, and Birds of Paradise.