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Author Susan Howatch explores the psychological aspects of life as a successful writer with Dr Anthony Clare. From August 1994.

Author Susan Howatch explores the psychological aspects of life as a successful writer with Professor Anthony Clare.

Forensic pathologist and crime writer Bernard Knight had to do thousands of autopsies in his career, often for grim reasons. He tells Professor Anthony Clare how he coped.

Psychiatrist Dr Anthony Clare's in depth interviews with prominent people from different walks of life.

Born in Dublin, author Anthony Clare held a doctorate in medicine, a master's degree in philosophy and was a fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. After becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4's Stop the Week in the 1980s, he became Britain's best-known psychiatrist and earned his own vehicle, In the Psychiatrist's Chair. Starting in 1982, this series ran until 2001 and also transferred to TV. Series highlights include conversations with Bob Monkhouse, Cecil Parkinson and Gerry Adams.

Anthony Clare died suddenly in Paris aged 64 in 2007.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in August 1994.

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