Susan Calman is a well-known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman Is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression. The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you're the world's most negative person.
"As poignant as it is humorous..."
Audible exclusive. The delightfully funny Susan Calman visits the studios to talk about what to expect from her new book - Cheer Up, Love: Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate. Susan discusses how she tackles depression - cracking open and shaking off the 'crab of hate' and the journey she took writing her book. 'Nothing makes me happier than talking about depression. Packed with stories, humour and a bit of the serious stuff, I will literally write the book on how it feels to be told, 'Cheer up, love.''
In a brand new series for Radio 4, News Quiz favourite Susan Calman explores issues on which she has strong opinions from a personal perspective. In these four episodes, she examines the current hot political topic of equal marriage; looks at the issues surrounding the death penalty from the perspective gained whilst working on Death Row; considers how best to deal with depression; and evaluates what it means to be Scottish. Produced by Lyndsay Fenner.
"My all-time favorite audio purchase"