Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive

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Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive is a 2006 two-part television documentary directed by Ross Wilson and featuring British actor and comedian Stephen Fry. It explores the effects of living with bipolar disorder, based on the experiences of Fry, other celebrities and members of the public with, or affected by, the disorder.[1] It won an Emmy Award for Best Documentary at the 35th International Emmys in 2007.[2]

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The segment with Robbie Williams was in the original broadcast on BBC, but was cut from further airings as well as the DVD release, likely due to copyrights issues with the musical inserts.


  1. ^ "Stephen Fry: The Secret Life of the Manic Depressive". BBC - Health. Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 
  2. ^ Johnson, Wesley (2007-11-20), "British TV shows scoop Emmy awards in US", The Independent, retrieved 2009-12-30 

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