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Melanie Klein 5 November 2009
Zoe Waites (Melitta), Nicola Walker (Paula), and Clare Higgins (Mrs Klein) in Mrs Klein at the Almeida Theatre. Photo by John Haynes.
The psychoanalyst's legacy

Melanie Klein was one of the most admired, yet controversial, psychoanalysts of her time, renowned for her unique insight into the world of early childhood. But her relationship with her own daughter Melitta was a troubled one - as audiences are discovering at the latest revival of Nicholas Wright's play 'Mrs Klein', currently showing at the Almeida Theatre in London. So what is Melanie Klein's legacy, and should she ever have sought to analyse her own children? Director Thea Sharrock and Professor Janet Sayers, author of 'Kleinians', join Jenni to discuss.
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