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Ep. 394 - Dr Benji Waterhouse+

Dr Benji Waterhouse is a front-line NHS doctor specialising in psychiatry. He is also an award-winning stand-up comedian who performs sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Festival. He has written for the Guardian and Independent, and was included in a list of 'Inspiring Psychiatrists’ by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.  He has a special interest in psychedelic research and worked on the ground-breaking study featured in the BBC documentary ‘The Psychedelic Drug Trial’. Last May he appeared in the BBC Radio 4 Comedy show ‘Best Medicine’. You Don’t Have to Be Mad to Work Here is his first book and is a fly-on-the-padded-wall account of medicine’s most mysterious and controversial speciality .


Dr Benji Waterhouse is guest number 394 on My Time Capsule and chats to Michael Fenton Stevens about the five things he'd like to put in a time capsule; four he’d like to preserve and one he’d like to bury and never have to think about again .


Benji’s book, You Don’t Have to Be Mad to Work Here, is available here https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/282903/benji-waterhouse .


Follow Dr Benji Waterhouse on Twitter: @doctor_benji & Instagram @doctor_benjis .


Follow My Time Capsule on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @MyTCpod .


Follow Michael Fenton Stevens on Twitter: @fentonstevens & Instagram @mikefentonstevens .


Produced and edited by John Fenton-Stevens for Cast Off Productions .

Music by Pass The Peas Music .

Artwork by matthewboxall.com .


This podcast is proud to be associated with the charity Viva! Providing theatrical opportunities for hundreds of young people.

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