The Placebo Effect. Image shows from L to R: Felicity Ward, Lauren Pattison, Kwame Asante, Tom Ward, Tracey Smith. Copyright: BBC.

The Placebo Effect

BBC Radio 4 panel show about health and wellness. 1 pilot in 2019. Stars Kwame Asante, Lauren Pattison, Tracey Smith, Felicity Ward and Tom Ward.

The Placebo Effect. Image shows from L to R: Felicity Ward, Lauren Pattison, Kwame Asante, Tom Ward, Tracey Smith. Copyright: BBC.

The Placebo Effect

Kwame Asante presents a panel show about our obsession with health and wellness

Genre
Panel Show
Broadcast
2019
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Kwame Asante, Lauren Pattison, Tracey Smith, Felicity Ward and Tom Ward
Producer
Victoria Lloyd

Stand-up comedian and junior doctor Kwame Asante presents this BBC Radio 4 panel show about our obsession with health and wellness, in which comedian guests put their ideas to improve our health to a panel of medical experts to see if they could really work.

From crystals and folk remedies, to detox, yoga, mindfulness or hair of the dog, Kwame and his guests have to decide whether it could be valid science or if it's just the Placebo Effect.

Production Details

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Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 6th September 2019 on BBC Radio 4 at 11:30am
Episode length
30 minutes
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