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PRESS ARTICLES

Here you'll find an array of press articles we've featured in.

We always enjoy speaking to journalists and members of the media to highlight our cause. 

For press and media enquiries please contact Sally Jones sallymjones70@hotmail.com

‘I was only meant to have five good years living with Parkinson’s – I’ve nearly had ten’

Sunday, 1st Nov 2020. Guy Kelly, The Telegraph

The co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley, Paul Mayhew-Archer, approached his diagnosis just like he treats life: by laughing his way through it

Sir Nicholas Mostyn bids farewell to the Bench

Wednesday 2nd August 2023, Jamie Lennox, Today's Family Lawyer

Sir Nicholas Mostyn has officially said goodbye to the Bench with last Friday marking his final day in the courtroom.

‘Esio Trot’ Writer Paul Mayhew-Archer Pens Parkinson’s Drama ‘But When We Dance’ For BBC One

Monday, 2nd December 2019, Peter White, Deadline

Paul Mayhew-Archer, who co-wrote Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench Roald Dahl adaptation Esio Trot with Richard Curtis, has penned a feature-length Parkinson’s drama for BBC One.

Vicar Of Dibley writer reveals why he is ‘quite glad’ he has Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 30th November 2021. Laura Parnaby, The Independent

Paul Mayhew-Archer, 68, received his MBE for services to people with Parkinson’s disease and cancer from the Princess Royal at Windsor Castle.

Mark Mardell: “I’ve always tried to be open and honest – it’s what makes me a journalist”

Thursday, 9th March 2023. Sophie Parrott, Parkinson's Life

Mark Mardell has enjoyed a successful and varied career in journalism – from working as the BBC’s political correspondent to presenting the news and current affairs programme ‘The World This Weekend’. In 2022, he revealed his Parkinson’s diagnosis on a podcast. The journalist and presenter sheds light on his career – and highlights why open conversations about the condition are key

“The world that knew about my Parkinson's was much smaller, a fortnight ago”

Wednesday 12th April, 2023. Reem Makari, Pod Pod

Movers & Shakers co-host Sir Nicholas Mostyn on why podcasting was the right choice

Judge speaks out about living with Parkinson’s

Thursday, 20th March 2023. Frances Gibb, The Times

Mr Justice Mostyn teams up with ex-BBC broadcasters in podcast about the disease

Why I’ve given up driving (…and it’s not a new year’s resolution)

Monday, 1st January 2024. The Independent

When former BBC correspondent Mark Mardell was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he underwent tests to ensure he was not a greater risk behind the wheel. He was declared ‘not unsafe’, but felt compelled to make a painful – and life-changing – decision

Rory Cellan-Jones: ‘I now earn more in a few days than I did during 40 years at the BBC’

Sunday, 10th December 2023. Angela Wintle, The Telegraph


Fame & Fortune: Former journalist on national newsrooms, Parkinson’s disease and disastrous pension schemes

Parkinson’s won’t be a handicap (for my golf, at least)

Sunday, 30th July 2023. The Times

High Court judge Nicholas Mostyn stepped down last week following his diagnosis aged 62. Podcasting with Paxman and Taylor Swift gigs keep him positive

‘In some ways, Parkinson’s has meant a new lease of life’: meet the Movers and Shakers

Sunday, 23rd July 2023. Tim Adams, The Observer

‘In some ways, Parkinson’s has meant a new lease of life’: meet the Movers and Shakers

Parkinson’s and me: on good days I convince myself that life is as it was

Saturday, 17th July 2023. Katie Wilson, The Times

Gillian Lacey-Solymar was diagnosed at 48. A decade on, she describes her new-found creativity and podcast with Jeremy Paxman

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