The Bipolar Express broadcasted on RTHK Saturday March 5th 2016
New RTHK documentary on bipolar disorder. Come ride The Bipolar Express!
The Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK Radio 3 by Sadie Kaye, guests include Central Health psychiatrist and Hong Kong’s leading expert on Bipolar Disorder, Dr. Barry Connell, local comics Ruben M and Josh Walters and Hong Kong ballet star Kiki Wong. Expect the unexpected in this quirky documentary, which RTHK Controller Hugh Chiverton has praised as “funny, engaging and enlightening, really original – an enthralling piece.”
The documentary was Highly Commended by the Association For International Broadcasting in November 2015 at the AIB Media Excellence Awards in London. Read what the judges had to say about the doc below.
In June 2016 the doc received an internal Radio Television Hong Kong Award.