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In a brand new series for Radio 4, Susan Calman explores issues on which she has strong opinions.

When Susan was younger (and more than a little self-obsessed), she thought that the brooding, silent type was the best way to be. Then, whilst trying to deal with depression, she went on a journey of counselling, self-help. even writing poetry - you name it, she did it all. Now she is convinced that bottling things up makes things worse and that we should all talk about everything all the time. Well, not quite. But nearly.

But does counselling help or does it encourage self-pity? Should we all just pull ourselves together?

Produced by Lyndsay Fenner.

Release date:

25 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Aug 2017 05:30


Role Contributor
PerformerSusan Calman
WriterSusan Calman
ProducerLyndsay Fenner

Comedy selection

Showing off

A selection of clips from recent and upcoming comedy programmes.

Susan speaks out

Susan speaks out

Susan introduces her long-awaited debut Radio 4 show.