Snapshot: Access all areas

Disabled artist and single mother Alison Lapper will address viewers of the Community Channel with an alternative Queen's Christmas message at 3pm on Christmas Day. Viewers will hear her views on politics, motherhood, humanity and body image in modern Britain. Lapper will tell them: "I don't look like Jordan, Ken or Barbie, thank God!" She will also say that despite the Disability Discrimination Act, society hasn't yet made her feel equal. "When I can get around everyday places, without any more hassle than you would have, that's the day I will feel equal. Access isn't about making life easy, it's about making life normal."Lapper has a predilection for taking nude photographs of herself. Earlier this year, a media storm raged over whether a 15ft sculpture of her, naked and heavily pregnant, should appear on the fourth plinth at London's Trafalgar Square. For her seasonal message, she will sit next to a Christmas tree wearing clothes and a sparkly crown.

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