Irreverent Comedy Takes on Disability Stereotypes

The Angus Project, an upcoming ABC comedy pilot that drops in December, presents disability on screen in new ways.

It is loosely based on the real-life story of actors Angus Thompson and Nina Oyama.

Angus is a 26 year-old actor from Bathurst who has cerebral palsy.

Nina was Angus’ carer during his Public Relations studies. Together, they would often “go to parties, get super drunk…get semi-regrettable tattoos and eat hangover food.”

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Topics:
Arts, Culture, Sport, Recreation

Author:
Jonathan Foye

Source:
Insights Magazine

Date published:
Fri 9th Nov, 2018