It sets up a tantalising love triangle dynamic for the third season of the hit Netflix showwhich boldly tackles the diverse sex, love and personal lives of the students and locals surrounding Moordale secondary school. Image source, Netflix Image caption, Isaac complicates the relationship Otis pictured has with Maeve I really love playing Isaac, Robinson tells the BBC, saying the reason is because the character is a bit of a divisive figure, adding that he believes people in the disabled community just want the opportunity to be seen with all their flaws. He explains that the representative power of his character comes from Isaac's wit and headstrong self-confidence - traits that are rarely, if ever, seen in disabled characters on screen. Playing such a self-assured character has also had a positive impact on Robinson himself, who became quadriplegic aged 17 after an injury during a school rugby match left him with a broken neck and injured spinal cord. The role of Isaac was originally written for an amputee, but producers committed to re-write the character based around the disability of the successful applicant. His storyline contrasts with how often lazy disability narratives - generally presented as inspirational or tragic - have dominated popular culture. The film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' bestselling novel Me Before You, for instance, saw non-disabled actor Sam Claflin play the lead role of Will, who, having been paralysed in a motorcycle crash, feels life is no longer worth living and plots to end his life. Despite falling in love with his new caregiver, Louisa, played by Emilia Clarke, he nevertheless pushes ahead with his plan, telling her: I can't be the kind of man who just accepts this.
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