In the Psychiatrist's Chair

In the Psychiatrist's Chair

Sir Peter Hall

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

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Martin Bell

Martin Bell explores the psychological aspects of a career as a war correspondent with Professor Anthony Clare....

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Sir Colin Davis

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

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Oleg Gordievsky

Oleg Gordievsky remains under sentence of death. The former British Secret Agent talks frankly to Professor Anthony...

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Hanif Kureishi

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

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Gillian Slovo

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

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Zoe Wanamaker

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

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Ed McBain

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

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Steven Berkoff

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

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Nicola Horlick

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

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Lord Lawson

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

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Wayne Sleep

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

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Gitta Sereny

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

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Brian Masters

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

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Professor Norman Stone

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

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Paul Theroux

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

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Marjorie Wallace

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

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Nigel Kennedy

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

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Ann Widdecombe

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

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Stephen Fry

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

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