Award-winning drama about Deaf friendship and solidarity. When a young Deaf man who is struggling to deal with fatherhood meets a terminally ill Deaf patient in hospital, the duo strike up a friendship. During regular visits to the hospital roof, they make sense of life and relationships in sign language, as they gaze over the streets of London. What lessons can an old man teach a young man at the start of his life? Starring Deaf actors David Sands and Hal Draper, Departure Lounge was written by Charlie Swinbourne.