Philip Palmer tells the story of Mr C.
Presented by Deborah Bowman, Professor of Ethics & Law at St George's University of London.
The case of 'Re C' is one of the most discussed legal cases in the world, because it changed the way we make decisions about our medical treatment forever. Those who were involved in the ground-breaking hearing, in 1993, remember the events vividly and with great affection. But it's unknown to the general public, because of the strange way the case came about... and because of the extraordinary character at its heart.
Closely based on interviews with those who were there, Philip Palmer's drama reveals the story of Mr C.
And after the three o'clock news, you can join the real-life participants, with presenter Deborah Bowman, as they discuss the case, and its legacy for us all.
Produced and Directed by Jonquil Panting