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Why TV looks for the 'right sort of madness to be entertaining'

Duration: 02:54

Investigative journalist Jon Ronson speaks to Loose Ends about the strange world of television chat and game show participants and how mental illness can sometimes be used as an audience draw.

Available since: Mon 12 Aug 2013

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Loose Ends Jon Ronson, Hattie Morahan, Paul Sinha, Robin Ince, Martin Simpson, Me and My Friends

Nikki Bedi and guests with an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy.

First broadcast: 10 Aug 2013

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