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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

‘You wish you hadn’t been born’: How Parkinson’s disease went forgotten

Saturday, 20th April 2024. Miranda Levy, The Telegraph

Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world – and yet it is still woefully under-researched and underfunded

‘Parkinson’s makes you wish you were never born’, says Jeremy Paxman

Saturday April 13 2024. Telegraph Reporters, The Telegraph

Jeremy Paxman has said Parkinson’s disease “makes you wish you hadn’t been born”, as he called for better treatment of sufferers of the disease.

The former University Challenge and Newsnight presenter made the comments as he delivered a list of recommendations about the condition to Downing Street.

‘Everybody is infected by the cult of secrecy because that’s the way we’ve always done it’

Thursday February 29 2024. Catherine Baksi, The Times

Courts should be as open as a Charles Dickens novel, argues the
retired family division judge and top podcaster — otherwise nobody cares. Catherine Baksi meets him

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

Monday, 1st January 2024. Mark Mardell, 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

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.

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

Sunday, 30th July 2023. Nicholas Mostyn, 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

“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

Jeremy Paxman and friends: Parkinson’s brought us together

Sunday, 9th April 2023. Rosamund Urwin, The Sunday Times

A pub-based podcast with the TV veteran and other high achievers is winning plaudits for its honesty

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

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

Former BBC presenter Mark Mardell reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

Saturday, 1st October 2022. The Guardian

‘I’m fine and dandy but I’ve lost a bit of my boom,’ says former Europe and North America editor

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.

‘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

‘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.

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