Just for a moment, let’s pretend Australia isn’t raring to split from its colonial past, because sometimes the cross-cultural link between us and the Brits comes in handy.
‘Spesh when it means Stephen Fry gets a chance to do his thing.
The great man himself is set to headline a new suite of programming for the BBC focusing on mental health issues. The two-week season, entitled In The Mind, will feature special news reports highlighting the issue, and even the channel’s iconic soap EastEnders will weave postpartum psychosis into its storyline.
The Beeb’s director James Harding says it’s just as important as it sounds:
“This is a moment when we stop and reflect on one of the big issues of our time, one that touches all of us.
We will report and examine – with all the BBC’s expertise, insight and understanding – on what’s really happening in mental health.”
— Mark Scott (@mscott) February 2, 2016
Either way, the campaign goes to air as of February 15, and we cannot wait.
Source: The Guardian.
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