Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole

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Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, says Ropper, Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch...

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit.

Dr Ropper's case studies cover the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness - including the case of an epileptic.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.
Abridged by Pete Nichols.

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2015.

Case studies of a neurologist by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

022015011320191001 (BBC7)
20191002 (BBC7)
20150114 (R4)

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, says Ropper, Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch...

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

With a case of Wernicke’s aphasia - neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell
Abridged by Pete Nichols

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2015.

Case studies of a neurologist by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

032015011420191002 (BBC7)
20191003 (BBC7)
20150115 (R4)

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, says Ropper, Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch...

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

A look at transient global amnesia - as neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell
Abridged by Pete Nichols

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2015.

Case studies of a neurologist by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

042015011520191003 (BBC7)
20191004 (BBC7)
20150116 (R4)

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, says Ropper, Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch...

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

Looking at signs versus symptoms, neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell
Abridged by Pete Nichols

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2015.

Case studies of a neurologist by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

052015011620191004 (BBC7)
20191005 (BBC7)
20150117 (R4)

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, says Ropper, Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch...

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

Emphasising the importance of neurology - Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell conclude their behind the scenes look at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Concluded by Colin Stinton.

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell
Abridged by Pete Nichols

Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in January 2015.

Case studies of a neurologist by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres