a double bill of rare radical psychiatry on television as part of the Radical Broadcasts: Theory On TV season
As part of the Radical Broadcasts: Theory On TV season, the Horse Hospital presents a double bill of rare radical psychiatry on television – opening with a 1977 interview with R.D. Laing on daytime chat show Good Afternoon, followed by the BBC's 1972 adaptation of Freud's The Rat Man, a dramatised reconstruction of Sigmund Freud’s treatment of an obsessive-neurotic, drawn from his original case notes. Starring Bernard Archard as Freud and Edward Fox as the Rat Man.
Radical Broadcasts is curated by Matthew Harle and Colm McAuliffe with The Whitechapel Gallery and Verso books.
Matthew Harle is a writer, researcher and archive curator of the Barbican Centre. His book, Afterlives of Abandoned Work, is being published by Bloomsbury in Spring 2018.
Colm McAuliffe is a writer, curator and academic based in London. He has worked as an arts practitioner with Arts Council England, BBC Radio, Anthology Film Archives, British Film Institute, Live Cinema UK, Cork Film Festival and his writing has appeared in The Guardian, Sight and Sound, New Statesman, Frieze and many more.