Best Medicine. Kiri Pritchard-McLean
Best Medicine

Best Medicine

  • Radio panel show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2022 - 2023
  • 11 episodes (1 series)

Panel show pilot hosted by Kiri Pritchard-McLean about the inspiring past, present and future of medicine.

  • Due to return for Series 2

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 6 - CT Scans, Inhalation, Faith, Attention

Best Medicine. Image shows left to right: Kate Bottley, Caroline Rance, Kiri Pritchard-McLean, John James, Subarna Chakravorty, Ria Lina
Ria Lina wants everyone to get a CT scan, historian Caroline Rance debunks dodgy inhalation practices, Rev Kate Bottley offers up Faith and Kiri learns about Sickle Cell.

Further details

Joining Kiri this week are Rev Kate Bottley who offers up Faith as the Best Medicine, Dr Subarna Chakravorty and John James OBE team up to talk about Sickle Cell, comedian Ria Lina wants everyone to get a CT scan, and historian Caroline Rance debunks dodgy inhalation practices throughout history.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th November 2023
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 21st November 2023 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra


Cast & crew

Kiri Pritchard-McLean Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kate Bottley (as Rev Kate Bottley) Self
Subarna Chakravorty (as Dr Subarna Chakravorty) Self
John James (as John James OBE) Self
Ria Lina Self
Caroline Rance Self
Writing team
Kiri Pritchard-McLean Writer
Ben Rowse Writer
Laura Claxton Writer
Charlie George Writer
Toussaint Douglass Writer
Production team
Ben Worsfield Producer
Simon Nicholls Executive Producer
Tashi Radha Assistant Producer
Andy Jones (as Andrew Jones) Composer

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