Breaking the Silence: Live

Breaking the Silence: Live

Channel 4

This ground-breaking observational documentary brings together a group of profoundly deaf people and over the course of an hour of live television, shares the moment they may hear for the very first time since having a cochlear implant fitted.

The cochlear implant, an electronic device which stimulates the inner ear, can replace hearing that has been lost and gives access to sounds users were previously unaware of. The programme provides privileged access to this potentially huge life changing moment – as it happens.

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