How Does That Make You Feel?


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Richard Fallon MP has been held hostage by an angry constituent.

In 'How Does that Make You Feel?' we visit a group of people who all share one thing in common, a therapist called Martha and a growing set of neuroses which appear to be overtaking their wholly imperfect lives.

MP Richard Fallon has been held hostage by a constituent for eight hours. The woman claimed Richard was an embarrassment to humanity and called for him to resign. His subsequent attempts to bribe the police to suppress the incident have ended in further opprobrium. And, to top it all off, he's had to take out a bank loan to pay for the removal of his son Toby's Wayne Rooney tattoo.

Shelagh Stephenson is the author of 'A Short History of Longing' and 'Guests Are Like Fish', recently heard on Radio 4. She is an Olivier Award winner for her play 'The Memory of Water' and has won Sony and Writer's Guild awards for her plays 'Darling Peidi' and 'Five Kinds of Silence'. She wrote Enid (the life of Enid Blyton) for BBC4 and Shirley (the Shirley Bassey story) for BBC2. She is currently writing a number of feature films and TV series for BBC 1.

Writer - Shelagh Stephenson

Director - Eoin O'Callaghan.