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Mental health TV shows - Sat 19/9/2020 to Fri 25/9/2020

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Mental health TV shows - Sat 19/9/2020 to Fri 25/9/2020


Saturday

10pm, Ghost Asylum, Discovery Science. Apparent hauntings at abandoned mental homes


11:30pm, Stonehearst Asylum, Film 4. Gothic horror based on an Edgar Allan Poe tale. A medical graduate starts work at a cruel and disturbing mental asylum.

Jim Sturgess, Ben Kingsley and Kate Beckinsale star



Sunday

11:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items


9pm, Bull, Fox. Brilliant, brash, and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition, and high-tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses, and the accused tick.


10pm, Bright Lights - Starring Carrie Fisher And Debbie Reynolds, Sky Documentaries. The struggles Carrie Fisher had with mental illness


11.45pm, Wishful Drinking, Sky Documentaries. The struggles Carrie Fisher had with mental illness




0.05am, The Radical Story Of Patty Hearst double bill, PBS, The US magazine empire heiress who was kidnapped by an armed cult, and who then decided to become a fully fledged member of them!



Monday

9pm, Brain Surgeons - Between Life and Death, Channel 4


11pm, Mindful Escapes: Breathe Release Restore, BBC 4. Immersive viewing experience, featuring a combination of sequences from natural history programmes with narration from Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe.


11.15pm, Wild Honey Pie!, Film 4. An unstable theatre director struggling through life alongside her upcoming production.

The title comes from a nonsensical and experimental 1968 Beatle track.
Charles Manson wrongly believed that Helter Skelter on the same album was about hell - because they don't have Helter Skelter rides at American fairgrounds and so he didn't know what it was - then George Harrison had `Piggies' on the same album and Manson thought that was about the police (it is in fact about Consumerism) - stupid and dangerous.


11.30pm, Born To Kill - Angel Of Death - The Crimes Of Beverly Allitt, Channel 5.


(Some listings have that on Channel 4 and I think they are wrong)



1am, My Crazy Ex, Lifetime channel.




Tuesday

9pm, Prodigal Son, Sky 1. Drama series - Silence Of The Lambs rip off



9pm, Appropriate Adult, ITV 1. In Gloucester 1994, housewife Janet Leach is an appropriate adult, someone present during police interviews with children or vulnerable adults. She attends a police interview with Fred West, who confesses to killing his daughter. Fred privately tells Janet there were more victims, but appropriate adults cannot share conversations. Her partner Mike is bipolar

(The next episode is the next day)



10pm, Y Fam Iawn ("The Very Mother"), S4C. Drama series about a child psychologist, dealing with the disturbing case of a 3 year-old boy who claims that his mother is an impostor.

In Welsh - check the red button for English subtitles etc.



11pm, Mindful Escapes: Breathe Release Restore, BBC 4. Immersive viewing experience, featuring a combination of sequences from natural history programmes with narration from Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe.




11.35pm, Linda Nolan - In Therapy, Channel 5



11.45pm, Along Came a Spider, Film 4. Detective and psychologist Alex Cross loses his partner in an out of control 'bust.' He stops working and cannot forgive himself. He is drawn back to work reluctantly when a senator's daughter is kidnapped and the kidnapper seems to want to deal with Alex personally.



Wednesday

5:30pm, Leading Women, CNN. Profiling current influential women who have made it to the top in their fields. Leading Women connects you to extraordinary women of our time. Each month, we meet two women at the top of their field, exploring their careers, lives and ideas.

Watch online - Leading Women



8pm, The History Of Comedy - Spark Of Madness, Sky Documentaries. Troubled comics



11pm, Mindful Escapes: Breathe Release Restore, BBC 4. Immersive viewing experience, featuring a combination of sequences from natural history programmes with narration from Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe.


Thursday

8:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items




Radio Cardiff every Thursday at 1:30 to 3pm. Well Waves - mental health radio show. Well Waves explores experiences of mental health and is made by volunteers from VCS Pave The Way who have the perspective of 'lived experience' and features true life stories; interviews; features and covers a range of performing & creative Arts. Radio show introduced by co presenters Jay Walker and Jen Ashton.

Listen to all episodes on Mixcloud here - www.mixcloud.com/BeingWell/



6.20pm, A Beautiful Mind, Film 4. The schizophrenic mathematician John Nash


9pm, Council House Britain, Channel 4



11pm, Mindful Escapes: Breathe Release Restore, BBC 4. Immersive viewing experience, featuring a combination of sequences from natural history programmes with narration from Buddhist monk Andy Puddicombe.




Friday

2:15pm, Deadly Prescription, Channel 5. A scan performed on a woman apparently suffering from stress alarmingly reveals that she only has a short time to live. After she embarks on an expensive but experimental drug treatment, doubts begin to arise as to whether her doctor is being fully truthful.

Medical thriller, starring Joanne Kelly, Shaun Benson, Genelle Williams.



Daily

8.05am, Frasier, Channel 4. The psychiatrist abandons his bar-propping in Boston (a heavily Irish descendant city in the north eastern USA) in favour of presenting a radio show in Seattle (a more Hippie influenced city in the north west). However, his new life is thrown into upheaval when his father moves in with him - followed by his apparently psychic care assistant Daphne.

(There are just over 260 episodes and it runs in double-bills at 9am daily)
 
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