Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

Deborah Levy's dramatisation of Sigmund Freud's iconic case study 'Dora' translated by Shaun Whiteside.

1899 finds a father imploring Sigmund Freud to treat his daughter after discovering her intention to end her life. When Dora first comes to Freud she suffers from a loss of voice, a debilitating cough and a limp. Dream analysis is the key to unlocking the causes of Dora's condition, and as Freud's treatment continues, secrets, seduction and betrayal are uncovered.

Directed by Elizabeth Allard

Deborah Levy's dramatisation of "The Wolfman: A History of Infantile Neurosis" can be heard at the same time next week. Deborah Levy writes fiction, plays and poetry. Her work has been staged by the Royal Shakespeare Company, and she is the author of several novels. Her latest is the acclaimed "Swimming Home" which was broadcast as a Book at Bedtime and is on the longlist for this year's Man Booker Prize.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Fri 24 Aug 2012 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
FreudRobert Glenister
DoraOlivia Hallinan
PapaGerard McDermott
MamaTracy-Ann Oberman
Herr KAlun Raglan
CoachmanAlun Raglan
Frau KSusie Riddell
Madame PetrovaTracy Wiles
DirectorElizabeth Allard