Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole

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012015011220150113 (R4)

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

022015011320150114 (R4)

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take us behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School's neurology unit. Dr Ropper's case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, and often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness.

"In Alice's Adventures in Wonderland," says Ropper, "Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch..."

Read by Colin Stinton

Written by Dr Allan H Ropper and Brian D Burrell

Abridged by Pete Nichols

Produced by Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

032015011420150115 (R4)

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.

042015011520150116 (R4)

A renowned neurologist revisits some of his most unusual cases.