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0104Switching Off - 12006080120070712
20100716 (BBC7)
20110607 (BBC7)
20130602 (BBC7)
20141209 (BBC7)
20160517 (BBC7)

Comatose Ben's doctors bring in a psychiatrist, as he recalls his therapy from the past.

Stars Neil Pearson.

From August 2006.

Ben's doctors wonder if lying in a coma might be making him depressed, and they send in the hospital psychiatrist to see him.

This has a surprising effect on Ben, Mary and Mum.

Meanwhile ben's unconscious mind takes him back to his previous experience of therapy - having a row with mary about their marriage guidance counsellor.

Comatose Ben's doctors bring in a psychiatrist, as he recalls his therapy from the past. Stars Neil Pearson. From August 2006.

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20100730 (BBC7)
20110621 (BBC7)
20130616 (BBC7)
20141223 (BBC7)
20160531 (BBC7)

As he lies unconscious in Intensive Care, Ben's mind takes him on his most difficult journey yet, through the landscape of his own chaotic brain, which looks suspiciously like Mordor.

Comatose Ben journeys across his brain's landscape - reminding him of Tolkien's Mordor.

Stars Neil Pearson.

From August 2006.

Comatose Ben journeys across his brain's landscape, reminding him of Tolkien's Mordor. Stars Neil Pearson. From August 2006.

0204Wednesday Morning At 3am2007101620100930 (BBC7)
20111202 (BBC7)
20131124 (BBC7)
20150414 (BBC7)

As Ben lies in bed in ITU in the small hours, his thoughts start to wander, as do everyone else's.

Comatose Ben - and those awake - share their thoughts at the darkest hour of the night.

From October 2007.

Stars Neil Pearson.

Comatose Ben shares his thoughts with those awake at the darkest hour of the night. Stars Neil Pearson. From October 2007.

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20110114 (BBC7)
20110115 (BBC7)

Ben has survived a crippling brain lesion, but he won't engage with the world around him, preferring to stay safely in his own fantasy world.

A funny and moving drama about not being dead.

Cast:

Ben...

Neil Pearson

Mary...

Fiona Allen

Mum...

Josie Lawrence

Blitz...

Leslie Ash

Naz...

Robert Webb

Ellie...

Rachel Isaac

Bitch nurse...

Joanna Brookes

Karl / HG Wells...

Matthew Kelly

Katy...

Laura Doddington

Mr Arcola...

Bruce Alexander

Bea...

Scarlett Milburn-Smith

Directed by Nigel Smith

Produced by Gareth Edwards.

By Nigel Smith.

Ben has survived a crippling brain lesion but won't engage with the world.

Comedy drama by Nigel Smith.

Ben....Neil Pearson

Mary....Fiona Allen

Mum....Josie Lawrence

Blitz....Leslie Ash

Naz....Robert Webb

Ellie....Rachel Isaac

Bitch Nurse....Joanna Brookes

Karl/HG Wells....Matthew Kelly

Katy....Laura Doddington

Mr Arcola....Bruce Alexander

Bea....Scarlett Milburn-smith

Ben's in trouble.

He's free of a coma, but not of the past.

Stars Neil Pearson, Josie Lawrence, Robert Webb and Fiona Allen.

Stars Neil Pearson.