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I am a teacher in Malawi. My drama club is rehearsing “The Comedy of Errors” for a Shakespeare festival at the end of the month. A Deaf school is taking part so we had the idea of incorporating SSE into our performance to be inclusive. As I have wanted to learn Sign Language for a while now, I thought it was the best opportunity to get started.

As far as I know, Malawi’s uses a form of BSL. So I am doing the online course with British-Sign.

Several students have taken to it extremely well and I have been asked to start a Sign Language club next term.

Any advice on using BSL in a dramatic production would be appreciated.

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