Logo: 'Looking Up' is the working title of my forthcoming autobiography


just some of my MANY TV appearances - I'm such a media whore! No, I'm very grounded really :)

A short clip from a retrospective look on 'World In Action' a Granada tv current affairs series, featuring yours truly

the first documentary about me 'World In Action - A Day in the Life of Kevin Donnellon' Granada TV, 1972 ~ I was aged 11

the 2nd 'World in Action - Kevin at the crossroads' 1981 when I was aged 19 [note: this was wrongly numbered by the Youtube uploader!]

the 3rd World In Action documentary - 'Born Survivors' also featuring the sadly missed Louise Medus-mansell and Liam Evans, broadcast in 1987 [note: this was wrongly numbered by the Youtube uploader!]

'The Tin Lins - The Thalidomide Story' an Anglia TV documentary featuring many British thalidomiders including yours truly. Broadcast 1991 when I was aged 29.

ITN News At Ten clip - 1993

the 4th 'World in Action' documentary featuring two other thalidomiders, Brian Wilson and the late and sadly missed Louise Medus-mansell. Titled 'Victims of their success' broadcast in 1995 - I was aged 34

BBC1 - 'The One Show - Thalidomide' I'm interviewed by the the v. successful comedian Gary Skyner - broadcast c. 1997

'Thalidomide at 40' a BBC documentary broadcast in 2002 featuring comedian Gary Skyner and the sadly missed the great Jeanette Cooke, who tragically died shortly after this prog. was broadcast

BBC 'Inside Out', North West - comedian Gary Skyner and actor/comedian Ricky Tomlinson circa. 2006

a video made circa 2012 as part of a campaign to persuade the gov't to retain our Health Grant

The Sunday Times feature 2012

'Celebrity school life' ~ clip from 'Disowned and Disabled' BBC4 2013

after giving a short speech in Brussels at the EU Commission in 2015 to mark the 50th anniversary of pharmaceutical legislation in the EU I did loads of interviews - I think this is for Lithuanian TV

Interview for Edge Hill University around independent living 2015

Diageo promotional video with Thalidomide Trust 'An interview with Kevin Donnellon' 2019

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Since the World's Been Turning podcast episode 64

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British Pathé news clip 'Mercy Gets The Verdict' (1962) - parents in Belgium acquitted of murdering their Thalidomide baby girl born without arms!

Canadian documentary film 'No Limits: The Thalidomide Saga' - 2016 You might be relieved to know that I don't feature in this one, but it is a brilliant and moving film which accurately details the Thalidomide story.

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