Henrys Demons

Winner of ‘Best Speech Radio’ at the Mind Media Awards 2012 & Tom Riley received a Special Commendation for ‘Best Actor’ at the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2012

Henry Cockburn’s inside story on schizophrenia is intercut with war correspondent Patrick Cockburn and wife Janet Montefiore’s experience of their son’s illness across seven years.

“This is an incredibly moving drama that gives insight into how a family learns to cope with such a life-changing condition” Jane Anderson, Radio Times


First Broadcast:

Monday 26th September 2011 at 14:15 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writers: Henry & Patrick Cockburn
Adapted by: Karen Rose
Cast: Tom Riley (Henry), Tim McInnerny (Patrick), Joanna David (Janet), Sam Dale (Evelyn Waugh), Julien Stockwell (Young henry) & Oscar Richardson (Young Henry)
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer: Karen Rose
Music: I Shall Be Released by Bob Dylan, Song For Jesse by Nick Cave/Warren Ellis, Frost by Rachael Sage & performed by Public Record, Alfred Hitchcock presents Funeral March Of The Marionette by Gounod & performed by Paul Bateman, Mellow My Man by The Roots & Si Mi Chiamano Mimi by Giacomo Puccini & performed by Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

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