EastEnders Rita Simons experiences daughter's deafness
EastEnders' actress Rita Simons spent a day wearing special ear-plugs to experience hearing loss like her daughter.
Simons' six-year-old daughter Maiya is losing her hearing and Rita and her husband Theo must make some agonising and life-changing decisions on her behalf.
The actress, who plays Roxy Mitchell on the soap, found her personality changed when she struggled to hear.
20 Mar 2012