Dorothy ‘Dot’ Miles Drama Documentary

Dorothy Miles

You may already know that Dot Sign Language evolved from The Dorothy Miles Cultural Centre which was established by a group of Deaf and hearing friends in her memory.

Dorothy – known as ‘Dot’ was a sign language poet, playwright and Deaf activist who worked in the UK and America. Throughout her life, she composed poems in English, British Sign Language, and American Sign Language. Regarded as the pioneer of BSL poetry, her work influenced many contemporary Deaf poets. Dorothy Miles’ vision was of deaf and hearing people learning, developing and working together.

BSLZone have written a drama documentary about her life.