Ibiana Dreams

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20051115

By Howard Belgard and Jeff Young.

In the 1960s and 70s, thousands of patients at asylums throughout the country were given massive doses of the hallucinogenic LSD.

It was thought the drug could act as a shortcut to psychotherapy - unlocking the mind quicker.

It soon became clear the controversial treatment didn't work and what's more, had a number of alarming side effects.

This piece blends drama with interview to explore the legacy of that controversial therapy.

Molly....Marcia Warren

Graham....Peter Wight

Carol....Rachel Davies

Music composed by The Bu.

Producer Jeff Young.