Genevieve Barr

Jack Thorne and Genevieve Barr to write drama marking 25th anniversary of Disability Discrimination Act

Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth (Credit: BBC)

Produced by Dragon Film and TV and One Shoe Films, the drama tells the exceptional true story of the bold campaign of direct action that led to the victory of disabled civil rights in Britain.

The story is told through the eyes of Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth, two cabaret performers with disabilities who met at a concert in 1989 and soon fell in love and had a baby.

They became big advocates and the driving force behind the Direct Action Network (DAN), a national group campaigning for change through non-violent direct action.