In The Psychiatrist's Chair

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Anita Roddick20150801 (BBC7)
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Businesswoman and campaigner Anita Roddick tells Dr Anthony Clare about her early life.

Businesswoman and campaigner Anita Roddick tells Professor Anthony Clare about her early life and what motivates her.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1996.

4 Extra Debut. Businesswoman and campaigner Anita Roddick tells Dr Anthony Clare about her early life and what motivates her. From June 1996.

Ann Widdecombe20140503 (BBC7)
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The former MP opens up about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard.

The former MP opens up to Dr Anthony Clare about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard. From July 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

4 Extra Debut. The former MP opens up to Dr Anthony Clare about religion, being single and her clash with Michael Howard. From July 1997.

Bernard Knight20151128 (BBC7)
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Pathologist Bernard Knight reveals how he coped with carrying out thousands of autopsies.

Forensic pathologist and crime writer Bernard Knight had to do thousands of autopsies in his career, often for grim reasons. He tells Professor Anthony Clare how he coped.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October August 1994.

Billie Whitelaw20150620 (BBC7)
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The actress tells Anthony Clare about the profound impact Samuel Beckett had on her life.

4 Extra Debut. The acclaimed actress tells Professor Anthony Clare about the profound impact that Samuel Beckett had on her life. From March 1997.

Brian Masters20140614 (BBC7)
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The award-winning author of Killing for Company talks about his notions of good and evil.

Brian Masters, the award winning author of 'Killing for Company' talks about his notions of good and evil. From August 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

4 Extra Debut. The award-winning author of Killing for Company talks to Professor Anthony Clare about his notions of good and evil. From August 1997.

Dame Barbara Cartland20150718 (BBC7)
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The romantic fiction writer talks about her career and strongly held beliefs.

Romantic fiction writer Dame Barbara Cartland talks to Dr Anthony Clare about her career and strongly held beliefs.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1991.

4 Extra Debut. Romantic fiction writer Dame Barbara Cartland talks to Dr Anthony Clare about her career and strongly held beliefs. From July 1991.

Ed Mcbain20140802 (BBC7)
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The crime novelist tells Anthony Clare about his childhood and commitment to writing.

Crime novelist Ed McBain tells Anthony Clare about his childhood and an intense lifelong commitment to writing. From 1998.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Gillian Slovo20140607 (BBC7)
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The South African-born writer shares thoughts about her parents' dedication to their cause

The South African-born playwright and novelist shares thoughts about her parents' dedication to their cause. From August 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

The playwright and novelist shares thoughts about the psychological affects of her traumatic childhood, as the daughter of prominent political activists. From August 1997.

Gitta Sereny20140621 (BBC7)
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Gitta chose controversial figures for biographies and believed we are all born 'good'.

Gitta Sereny chose controversial figures for biographies and held the belief that we are all born 'good'. From September 1998.

4 Extra Debut. Gitta Sereny chose controversial figures for biographies and held the belief that we are all born 'good'. From September 1998.

Gore Vidal20151114 (BBC7)
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Professor Anthony Clare scrutinises the legendary American writer.

Fastidious, unforgiving, disdainful, aphoristic, bellicose and wickedly compelling.

Legendary American writer and critic Gore Vidal (1925-2012) discusses his extraordinary life and career with Professor Anthony Clare.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Producer: Michael Ember

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 2000.

The American writer and colourful personality comes under the scrutiny of Anthony Clare.

4 Extra Debut. Fastidious and unforgiving, the American writer and colourful personality Gore Vidal comes under the scrutiny of Professor Anthony Clare. From October 2000.

Hanif Kureishi20140719 (BBC7)
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The novelist tells Anthony Clare about trying to make sense of his real self.

The novelist and playwright tells Anthony Clare about trying to make sense of his real self through his work. From October 1998.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

4 Extra Debut. The novelist and playwright tells Anthony Clare about trying to make sense of his real self through his work. From October 1998.

Joanna Lumley20151121 (BBC7)
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Actress Joanna Lumley shares her anxieties and regrets with Dr Anthony Clare.

The Absolutely Fabulous actress and activist Joanna Lumley shares her anxieties and regrets with Professor Anthony Clare.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October July 1994.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October July 1994.

John Bayley20151107 (BBC7)
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Writer and critic John Bayley reveals his life and relationship with Iris Murdoch.

4 Extra Debut. Writer and critic John Bayley reveals his life and relationship with Iris Murdoch to Professor Anthony Clare. From October 1999.

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Wild Swans author Jung Chang reflects on surviving the Cultural Revolution in China. With Professor Anthony Clare.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.

Ken Russell20150711 (BBC7)
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The film director tells Dr Anthony Clare about his early life and love of the image.

Film director Ken Russell tells Dr Anthony Clare about his childhood, his early life and his love for the power of the image.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1988.

The film director tells Dr Anthony Clare about his childhood.

4 Extra Debut. The film director tells Dr Anthony Clare about his childhood, his early life and his love for the power of the image. From August 1988.

Les Dawson20140425 (BBC7)
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Les Dawson's interview with Dr Anthony Clare recorded the week before his death in 1993.

In anticipation of the launch of an archive collection of In The Psychiatrist's Chair on Radio 4 Extra, a chance to hear Les Dawson's earnest and open interview with Dr. Anthony Clare recorded the week before his death in 1993. In the published transcripts of the interview Clare says he felt privileged to have been given the interview and described Les as being "in good humour and talked, joked, clowned and recalled memories of his life with an energy and gusto that was infectious." At the time of its first broadcast, it formed part of the BBC's tribute to, as Clare put it, "a funny, generous, wise and happy man". Produced by Michael Ember Associates.

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Nigel Lawson reflects on a high profile political life and keeping feelings private.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

Nigel Lawson reflects on a high profile political life and keeping feelings private. With Dr Anthony Clare. From September 1988.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Marjorie Wallace20140517 (BBC7)
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The award-winning campaigning journalist tells Dr Anthony Clare about her major influences

The award-winning campaigning journalist and chief executive of SANE tells Dr Anthony Clare about her major influences. From 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Martin Bell20150905 (BBC7)
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Martin Bell explores the psychological aspects of his career as a TV war correspondent.

4 Extra Debut. Martin Bell explores the psychological aspects of his career as a TV war correspondent. With Dr Anthony Clare. From June 1996.

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Writer and campaigner Maya Angelou tells Dr Anthony Clare about her influences.

Writer and civil rights campaigner Maya Angelou tells Professor Anthony Clare about the influences on her life.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in-depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1994.

Writer and campaigner Maya Angelou tells Dr Anthony Clare about her life influences.

Writer and civil rights campaigner Maya Angelou tells Dr Anthony Clare about the influences upon her life. From September 1984.

Mel Calman20150829 (BBC7)
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Cartoonist, writer and gallery owner Mel Calman talks about the influences on his life.

Cartoonist, writer and gallery owner Mel Calman talks to Dr Anthony Clare about the influences on his life. From August 1991.

Nicholas Mosley1996080420160116 (BBC7)
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Award-winning novelist Nicholas Mosley tells Professor Anthony Clare about growing up with his father, fascist leader Oswald Mosley.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1996.

The novelist recalls growing up with his father, fascist leader Oswald Mosley.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1996.

Nicola Horlick20140712 (BBC7)
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The financier, dubbed 'superwoman', talks about coping with family illness.

Nicola Horlick, the financier dubbed 'superwoman' talks about coping with family illness. With Dr Anthony Clare. From 1998.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Nigel Kennedy19970713 (BBC7)
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The maverick violin star talks to Dr Anthony Clare about schooling, family and music.

The maverick violin star and footie fan talks to Dr Anthony Clare about intensive schooling, family and music. From July 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare talks to the 'wild boy of classical music', Nigel Kennedy about his life, pressures of performance, the psychology of music and the challenges of being a public figure.

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Former British secret agent Oleg Gordievsky talks to Professor Anthony Clare.

4 Extra Debut. Former British secret agent Oleg Gordievsky talks frankly to Professor Anthony Clare. From July 1995.

Paul Theroux20140524 (BBC7)
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The controversial novelist and travel writer talks about what spurs him on to write.

The controversial novelist and travel writer talks to Dr. Anthony Clare about what spurs him on to write. From July 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

Professor Norman Stone20140531 (BBC7)
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The author talks about his loathing for Oxford University and admiration of Mrs Thatcher.

The author tells Anthony Clare about his loathing for Oxford University and admiration of Margaret Thatcher. From August 1997.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

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The pioneering human fertility expert tells Dr Anthony Clare about his life and career.

4 Extra Debut. Pioneering human fertility expert Professor Robert Winston tells Dr Anthony Clare about his life and research career. From September 1994.

Rd Laing20150808 (BBC7)
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A key figure in the 60s, influential psychiatrist RD Laing talks to Dr Anthony Clare.

A key figure in the 60s, influential psychiatrist RD Laing tells Professor Anthony Clare about the major influences on his life.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1985.

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The pioneering human fertility expert tells Dr Anthony Clare about his life and research.

Pioneering human fertility expert, Professor Robert Winston tells Professor Anthony Clare about his life and research career.

Forensic pathologist and crime writer Bernard Knight had to do thousands of autopsies in his career, often for grim reasons. He tells Professor Anthony Clare how he coped.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 1994.

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The queen of crime reveals why she is jaundiced about the idea of the 'happy family'.

Queen of crime Ruth Rendell tells Professor Anthony Clare why she's jaundiced about the idea of the 'happy family'.

Ruth Rendell was born in 1930 and died in 2015.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.

Queen of crime Ruth Rendell tells Professor Anthony Clare why she's jaundiced about the idea of the 'happy family'. From July 1994.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in-depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1994.

Sir Colin Davis20150815 (BBC7)
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Colin Davis explores the psychological aspects of life as a music conductor.

Sir Colin Davis explores the psychological aspects of life as a music conductor with Professor Anthony Clare.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1994.

Sir Peter Hall20150912 (BBC7)
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The acclaimed theatre director tells Dr Anthony Clare of the impact of shyness on his life

Acclaimed theatre director Sir Peter Hall tells Professor Anthony Clare of the impact of shyness and obsession on his life.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life. Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1990.

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The writer and comedian talks about the impact of shell shock on his mental health.

The writer and comedian tells Professor Antony Clare about the profound impact of shell shock on his mental health. From September 1992.

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Actor and writer Stephen Fry opens up to Dr Anthony Clare about love, self-loathing and contemplating suicide.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1997.

The actor and writer opens up about love, self-loathing and contemplating suicide.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

The actor and writer opens up to Professor Anthony Clare about love, self-loathing and contemplating suicide. From June 1997.

4 Extra Debut. The actor and writer opens up to Professor Anthony Clare about love, self-loathing and contemplating suicide. From June 1997.

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The director and playwright tells Anthony Clare about his lonely childhood.

The director and playwright tells Anthony Clare about his lonely childhood before he trained as an actor. From October 1998.

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Author Susan Howatch explores the psychological aspects of life as a successful writer.

Author Susan Howatch explores the psychological aspects of life as a successful writer with Professor Anthony Clare.

Forensic pathologist and crime writer Bernard Knight had to do thousands of autopsies in his career, often for grim reasons. He tells Professor Anthony Clare how he coped.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1994.

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Former cabinet minister, politician and campaigner Tony Benn discusses his life and career

Former cabinet minister, politician and campaigner Tony Benn discusses his life and career with Professor Anthony Clare. From 1995.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1995.

4 Extra Debut. Former cabinet minister, politician and campaigner Tony Benn discusses his life and career with Dr Anthony Clare. From August 1995.

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Spoon-bending TV illusionist Uri Geller reflects on his unusual life with Professor Anthony Clare.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1996.

Spoon-bending TV illusionist Uri Geller reflects on his unusual life.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

4 Extra Debut. Spoon-bending TV illusionist Uri Geller reflects on his unusual life with Professor Anthony Clare. From August 1996.

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The dancer shares his thoughts on success, an awkward childhood, his physique and most famous partnership. From September 1998.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair.

Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

The dancer shares his thoughts on success, an awkward childhood, his physique and more.

4 Extra Debut. The dancer shares his thoughts on success, an awkward childhood, his physique and most famous partnership. From September 1998.

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Celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin tells Dr Anthony Clare about his influences.

The celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin tells Professor Anthony Clare about the influences that shaped his life.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.

The celebrated violinist Yehudi Menuhin tells Professor Anthony Clare about the influences that have shaped his life.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1996.

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The actress opens up to Anthony Clare about her childhood, upbringing and relationship with her parents. From October 1998.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in October 1998

Actress Zoe Wanamaker opens up to Anthony Clare about her childhood and upbringing.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare conducts in depth interviews with prominent people.

4 Extra Debut. The actress opens up to Anthony Clare about her childhood, upbringing and relationship with her parents. From October 1998.