Victoria Brignell

Victoria Brignell works as a radio producer with the BBC. After reading classics at Downing College, Cambridge, she undertook journalism training at Cardiff University. She lives in West London and is 30 years old and is a tetraplegic wheelchair-user.

Articles in Crip's Column

Lifestyle
2010-12-21 15:03:02
Society
2010-12-15 17:02:07
Society
2010-12-10 11:13:48
Lifestyle
2010-12-09 19:48:07

 

Lifestyle
2010-11-29 12:13:08
Lifestyle
2010-11-19 18:35:37
Society
2010-11-09 10:48:04
Lifestyle
2010-10-28 14:53:00

In the sixth part of her series on social care, Victoria

Society
2010-10-12 12:27:54
Lifestyle
2010-10-04 15:13:37
Society
2010-09-13 16:29:45
Lifestyle
2010-08-17 14:39:58
Health
2010-08-09 13:14:55
Society
2009-11-16 14:21:40
Society
2009-10-12 16:33:48
Society
2009-08-31 23:07:44
Society
2009-07-30 11:38:11
Culture
2009-05-05 14:57:28

When I was given my first job in BBC radio I almost felt

World Affairs
2009-03-30 11:17:11

It's difficult to imagine the horror experienced by thos

Lifestyle
2009-02-20 10:17:29

The tragic death of Daniel James has naturally provoked

Human Rights
2009-01-30 11:21:25

Matters of life and death have been preoccupying me a lo

North America
2009-01-08 11:50:09

So who is the most dangerous disabled person in history?

Europe
2009-01-07 11:23:43

In second place is Wilhelm II (1859-1941), Kaiser of Ger

Europe
2009-01-06 11:11:23

Unless you've been living on the planet Mars for the las

Human Rights
2008-11-10 15:03:09

Contrary to what Hamlet claims, "to be or not to be" is

Society
2008-10-07 11:34:39

During my university years I took great delight in confu

UK Politics
2008-09-08 16:19:27

At the time of writing I am going through a bout of inso

Sport
2008-08-08 11:54:34

Oh dear, it's the Paralympics soon.

Human Rights
2008-07-01 12:21:04

The island of Sri Lanka should be a tropical paradise.

Law
2008-06-03 11:13:19

Last month the United Nations Convention on the Rights o

Society
2008-05-06 12:07:59

During the year I spent doing journalism training in Car

Lifestyle
2008-04-07 12:24:00

This summer’s special exhibition at the British Museum i

Ideas
2008-03-05 13:34:54

This year holds a special significance for me.

Lifestyle
2008-02-11 11:45:01

There’s no doubting the fact that, since the introductio

UK Politics
2008-01-15 09:56:15

I wish to make a complaint.

Society
2007-12-18 10:49:14

With Christmas swiftly approaching, I was planning to en

Human Rights
2007-11-20 12:00:06

Earlier this month a friend of mine invited me to comedi

Human Rights
2007-10-30 09:31:55

While at junior school, I was fortunate enough to have a

TV and Radio
2007-09-12 11:32:09

For the last few weeks I, together with thousands of oth

Human Rights
2007-08-08 12:26:22

Becoming tetraplegic isn’t a lifestyle choice I would ne

Politics
2007-07-16 11:46:47

I’m usually a pretty calm, relaxed, laid-back sort of pe

Health
2007-06-12 14:57:24

Paralysis is rather like an iceberg.

Society
2007-05-08 13:55:29

I never cease to be amazed by the bizarre comments peopl

Culture
2007-04-05 12:55:37

Life’s a funny old business, isn’t it?

Culture
2007-03-13 10:41:10

A few weeks ago I went along after work to the Velazquez

Environment
2007-02-21 12:08:31

I’m 30 and I’ve never been on a plane.

2007-01-25 10:09:47

As a wheelchair user, I have three chief enemies in life

2007-01-12 13:17:09

The Holocaust is normally associated with the slaughter

2006-12-08 09:30:23

One of the highlights for me of this year's BBC autumn s

UK Politics
2006-11-06 17:27:22

So were you surprised by the title of this column?