|SP||01||Freud: The Case Histories, Dora||20120211|
Deborah Levy's dramatisation of Sigmund Freud's iconic case study 'Dora' translated by Shaun Whiteside.
1899 finds a father imploring Sigmund Freud to treat his daughter after discovering her intention to end her life. When Dora first comes to Freud she suffers from a loss of voice, a debilitating cough and a limp. Dream analysis is the key to unlocking the causes of Dora's condition, and as Freud's treatment continues, secrets, seduction and betrayal are uncovered.
Herr K/Coachman....Alun Raglan
Frau K....Susie Riddell
Madame Petrova....Tracy Wiles
Directed by Elizabeth Allard
Deborah Levy's dramatisation of "The Wolfman: A History of Infantile Neurosis" can be heard at the same time next week. Deborah Levy writes fiction, plays and poetry. Her work has been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, and she is the author of several novels. Her latest is the acclaimed "Swimming Home" which is soon to be a Book at Bedtime.
A father begs Freud to treat his daughter, after discovering her intention to end her life
|SP||02 LAST||Freud: The Case Histories, The Wolf Man||20120218|
Deborah Levy's dramatisation of Sigmund Freud's iconic case study 'The Wolf Man- The History of an Infantile Neurosis' translated by Shaun Whiteside.
It is 1910 when the depressed son of a wealthy Russian landowner arrives in Vienna. Sergei Pankejeff, 24 years old, is suffering from debilitating fears and phobias. Freud's treatment of Pankejeff is centred around an enigmatic dream his patient had as a very young child; a dream of white wolves. Freud invites Sergei to return to his childhood as a means of understanding his current depression. Analysing the child inside the man Freud unlocks the meaning of the wolves that haunt Sergei's dreams
SERGEI PANKEJEFF (80)....Andrew Sachs
SERGEI PANKEJEFF (23)....Blake Ritson
SERGEI PANKEJEFF (10)....Ted Allpress
FATHER/FENCING MASTER....Alun Raglan
GRANDFATHER/LATIN MASTER/BOOKSELLER....Jonathan Oliver
Directed by Nadia Molinari.
Freud treats a young man's depression by analysing his childhood dream of white wolves.