Raspberry Ripple Awards

An awards ceremony ceremony co-ordinated by supporters of the 1 in 8 group which monitors disabled representation in the media. Prizes are awarded for the best and worst portrayals of disabled people in the media in a range of categories including Feature Film, Documentaries, Drama and Light Entertainment. ‘Raspberry Ripple’ is Cockney slang for ‘cripple’.
First shown on Channel 4, 1997.