Gateshead-based production company Twenty Six 03 (Angels of the North, You Vs. Chris & Kem) are teaming with a well-known deaf celebrity to produce a documentary about a young adult receiving cochlear implants. This celebrity’s life was changed when they received cochlear implants and heard for the first time aged 5, and they want to make a documentary that explores and highlights deafness in young adults.

If you are or anyone you know is 18-25 and has recently received cochlear implants, or will be receiving cochlear implants in the next 12 months, we would love to hear from you at The documentary will also look at BSL in the education system and whether basic signing should be part of every person’s every day communication skills.