The deafblind actors of Jaffa
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The deafblind actors of Jaffa

A theatre company made up of deafblind actors is pulling in the crowds in Israel.

Every performer in the Nalaga'at theatre company, which means "Please Touch" in Hebrew, has Usher syndrome so they are both deaf and visually impaired.

The performances are told through speech and sign language and cues are given to the actors by a drumbeat so they can feel the vibrations.

The BBC Travel Show's Rajan Datar went behind the scenes at the theatre in Jaffa to find out more.

You can watch The Travel Show at 0530 and 1030 on 19 May on the BBC News Channel and it can be found on the BBC iPlayer afterwards.

  • 19 May 2017