Art and Madness

Sunday Feature

TV & Radio Information
Radio 3
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 19:45

Explore the link between madness and creativity in music, art, and theatre, with contributions from psychologist Dorothy Rowe and pianist James Rhodes, among others. Many of the world’s artistic masterpieces have been inspired by episodes of mental illness, and in this programme AL Kennedy investigates traits such as emotional sensitivity, vivid imagination, and depression, often shared by creative and mentally ill individuals.