August 31st, 2015
Episode 987 of 1502 episodes
When pianist James Rhodes had an injunction overturned by the Supreme Court in May, he was finally able to publish his controversial autobiography, Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication and Music. At the piano he talks to John Wilson about the horror of the severe sexual abuse he suffered at prep school, his struggle to get his memoir published, and how music provided a lifeline to help him cope with his demons, which included addiction, breakdown and mental illness. Presenter John Wilson Producer Jerome Weatherald.