Deaf for a day – John Barrowman

Ignored by my colleagues, afraid to cross the road, feeling as if I’m wearing a motorcycle helmet packed with thick foam, by JOHN BARROWMAN

  • Torchwood’s main man agreed to ‘go deaf for the day’ in London

  • John Barrowman had his hearing reduced by 50 to 60 per cent

  • Actor was helped throughout the day by a hearing dog; Robyn

  • BBC star is an ambassador for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People


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…thank you for the way you conducted yourself by signing at the celebration of my late wife’s funeral. The deaf people were allowed to feel totally inclusive due to your skills and warmth in conveying to them the service. You need to know that each of the deaf people without exception thought you were brilliant