Festival 2022 Saturday 26 February - Sunday 06 March | Tickets now on sale

Alastair Santhouse

Alastair Santhouseis a consultant psychiatrist at both Guy's Hospital and the Maudsley Hospital in London. He was Vice Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Faculty of Liaison Psychiatry between 2013 and 2017, and in 2016 was elected President of the Psychiatry Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. His clinical work focusses on the intersection of physical and mental health.
Inside Stories
A psychiatrist and a neurologist walk into a book festival. Not the start of a joke, but of a fascinating hour as two experts help us to make sense of the mind and to mind the senses. Radio 4 presenter and The Nocturnal Brain author Dr Guy Leschziner returns with The Man Who Tasted Words: Inside the Strange and Startling World of Our Senses. He explores how they construct our perception of the world around us, including case studies such as Bill Oddie’s musical hal...