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Attitude becomes first LGBT magazine to publish audio edition for people with sight-loss

2016-06-18
Attitude has become first LGBT magazine to record a launch a monthly audio edition, in conjunction with Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB). We've teamed up with RNIB's Talking Mag initiative, which allows those suffering from sight loss audio access to a range of printed media via their Newsagent service. To mark the groundbreaking step, Cucumber star and Attitude's Actor of the Year 2015, Cyril Niri, has lent his dulcet tones to record the full issue of Attitude's July Issue, meaning those living with sight-loss won't have to miss out on HRH The Duke of Cambridge's historic appearance on the cover. Source: RNIB "A person isn’t about a particular part of them, they’re about the whole and Attitude Magazine is about representing this," said Nri, who rose to fame as g Superintendent Adam Okaro in ITV police drama The Bill. "I think it’s really important so I was chuffed and really proud to be asked to read Attitude Magazine for RNIB Newsagent." Senior Manager of RNIB,s Newsagent Service, Alison Long, said of the news: "It’s fantastic to have Cyril on board to help us launch the first audio edition of Attitude Magazine for Newsagent. We’ve worked closely with Attitude to achieve this and we’re delighted Cyril is an exciting part of a monumental edition featuring Prince William." Listen to Cyril's interview with RNIB's Connect Radio, in which he discusses his role in RNIBs venture, and gives his view on this week's tagedy in Orlando, below: You can read our full feature with the Duke of Cambridge and see his exclusive shoot in Attitude’s July Issue, available to download now from pocketmags.com/attitude. It’s in shops next Wednesday (June 22), and print copies are available to order globally from newsstand.co.uk/attitude. source: Attitude More stories: Making history: Prince William appears on the cover of Attitude Liam Gallagher slammed for homophobic tweet just days after Orlando shooting