Lee Ridley aka Lost Voice Guy: the communication revolution (technology and disabled people series)

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Created by akram on Sat, 11/03/2012 - 23:12

Lee Ridley using his tablet computer. (Photo taken by Caroline Briggs)Lee Ridley, 31, has cerebral palsy. His day job is as a member of the media team at Sunderland City Council, but you might be more familiar with his stand-up comedian name, Lost Voice Guy.

Lee can't speak. He received lots of publicity earlier in the year due to the unique way in which he delivers his material. His entire comedy act is spoken by a synthetic voice, via an app on his tablet computer.

Lee's jokes, which are primarily about life with a disability, have been praised by Matt Lucas, Ross Noble and other famous comics.

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