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"Sally is deaf and booked for herself and two deaf friends to go with their daughters who are all able to hear.
In order that she and her two friends could fully access the performance, Sally asked the organisers, LHG Live, to provide a British Sign Language interpreter.
Under the Equality Act 2010, any organisation supplying a service to the public is under a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that a disabled person's experience is as close as possible to that of someone without a disability."
Although LHG did eventually comply, the facility did not cover the whole Programme, hence the legal action,
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