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Anne Enright, The Economics of Psychological Therapy, Christopher Hampton

Anne Enright, Ireland's first laureate for fiction, discusses her new novel The Green Road with Anne McElvoy. Plus Christopher Hampton on translating the plays of Florian Zeller.

Anne Enright, Ireland's first Laureate for Fiction, discusses her new novel The Green Road with Anne McElvoy. In 2007 she won the Man Booker Prize for The Gathering.

The labour economist Richard Layard and David M. Clark, Professor of Psychology at Oxford and leading expert on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, discuss the economics of psychological therapy - the subject of their book Thrive: The Power of Psychological Therapy. The authors are giving a talk at The Royal Institution in London, on Wednesday 13 May at 7pm.

Playwright and screenwriter Christopher Hampton explains his approach to translating the plays of contemporary French dramatist Florian Zeller whose play The Mother won the Moliere prize in 2011.
The Theatre Royal Bath stages the UK premiere of The Mother from May 21st to June 20th. And the Theatre Royal production of The Father is being performed at The Tricycle Theatre in London from May 7th to June 13th.

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Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Anne Enright
Interviewed Guest Richard Layard
Interviewed Guest David Clark
Interviewed Guest Christopher Hampton
Producer Ella-mai Robey

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