Madness by Jonathan Miller

Compelling and useful  –  Los Angeles Times

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Part documentary, part drama, this five-hour mini-series raws on art, drama, history and interviews to depict ever-changing perceptions about mental illness, from medieval “spiritual disorders” to modern neurological disease. This cultural history of madness includes interviews with psychiatric researchers, clinical psychiatrists, and patients in therapy sessions.Presented by playwright, actor and neurologist Jonathan Miller. This BBC/Brook Production co-production in association with KCET/Los Angeles premiered nationally on PBS in 1992.

Blaine Baggett – KCET Executive-in-Charge

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