Actor and activist Nabil Shaban has dedicated his life to creating pioneering works and campaigning for disability rights. Born in Amman, Jordan, Nabil arrived in the UK aged three for treatment for brittle bone disease, and subsequently spent six years in hospital and seven in a children’s home. In 1980 Nabil co-founded Graeae, a pioneering theatre company specialising in disability arts. From Doctor Who to Hamlet, Nabil’s career spans an impressive list of film, theatre and television credits. In 2005 he published ‘Dreams My Father Sold Me’, an anthology of 30 years of his artwork and poetry. Nabil is recognised for his political activism and campaigning, and has written and presented documentaries challenging perceptions of disabled people.