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In Therapy

Very Old Pretenders Episode 2 of 4

Written by multi award-winning writer Carl Gorham, creator of cult TV animation show "Stressed Eric", the series explores what happens when two Jacobite soldiers from 1745 are found alive and well in a cave in Perthshire and have to be integrated into modern Scottish society by English academic Andrew Merron.

Friction between the two Jacobite soldiers comes to a head and results in a bust-up with broadswords. This prompts anthropologist Andrew Merron to introduce them to the modern world of therapy. The two soldiers can't agree who should have therapy first; they can't even agree how they should decide who should have therapy first. It is only when they are forced to live separately, with a dreary cousin of Merron's and his fussy Uncle that Rab and Macdonald start to realise each other's true merits.

Cast:
Andrew Merron......................David Haig
Denise Merron..................Rebecca Front
Rab /Therapist....................................Jack Docherty
Macdonald/Uncle Jed........................Gordon Kennedy
Dougie / Waiter ......Moray Hunter
Keef Van Leer ..... Carl Gorham

Producer: Gordon Kennedy
An Absolutely production for BBC Radio 4.

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28 minutes

Last on

Sun 31 May 2015 22:30