I’m a bubbly CBeebies TV presenter, actor and dancer who wants to show the world that people with a learning disability can dream big and be employed.
Myth to bust: People with Down's Syndrome are always happy. It's not true; we have a whole range of emotions like anyone else!
I have Down's Syndrome Down's syndrome is a type of disability. People who have Down's syndrome may find it hard to learn new things and may need support. People with Down's syndrome may have more problems with their health too.
Age and location
- Horror and Marvel films
- I’m A Celeb & Strictly Come Dancing
- People assuming I can't do things
Becoming a CBeebies presenter
After becoming a Mencap ambassador, George Webster went on to make history as the first person with Down's syndrome to become a regular CBeebies presenter in 2021
George Webster - Becoming a star
As an actor and dancer, George is passionate about representation on stage and screen. He is part of a national theatre ensemble with Separate Doors, works with Yorkshire Dance and is part of the performance academy at Mind the Gap Studios, studying for a performing arts degree.
“We need to see more people with a
A learning disability is to do with the way someone's brain works. It makes it harder for someone to learn, understand or do things.
in the media” George says. “It’s so important. We deserve equal opportunities like you all do, jobs like you all have.”
“We need to be celebrated because we’re people, we exist.”