The ME Show

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The ME Show is a podcast created and hosted by British broadcaster Gary Burgess, who lives with ME, in co-operation with British advocacy group, The ME Association. The podcast launched in May 2018 with an audio introduction.[1]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Season one - 2018[edit | edit source]

Date Episode Title
May 6, 2018 Season 1 Episode 1 Jennifer Brea, the filmmaker and campaigner best known for the documentary, Unrest, and musician Robert Saunders, who was diagnosed with ME 26 years ago
May 14, 2018 Season 1 Episode 2 ME Association's medical director Dr. Charles Shepherd
Mar 21, 2018 Season 1 Episode 3 Carol Monaghan, the Member of Parliament who led the Westminster Hall debate about the discredited PACE trial; also, coverage of the Millions Missing events
Mar 28, 2018 Season 1 Episode 4 Jane Colby from Tymes Trust, the only charity dedicated to children with ME
Jun 04, 2018 Season 1 Episode 5 Michelle and Nigel Henshaw about their Music 4 ME project - an album of music and poetry from people with ME
Jun 11, 2018 Season 1 Episode 6 Trish Davis who lives with severe ME
Jun 18, 2018 Season 1 Episode 7 Emma Donohoe who presented a documentary for BBC Newsbeat called ME and me earlier this year
Jun 25, 2018 Season 1 Episode 8 Greg Crowhurst, full-time carer for his wife, Linda who has severe ME
Jul 2, 2018 Season 1 Episode 9 Chantelle Parry who set up an ME friendship group in Gloucestershire, as well as to Rachel Ephgrave who is one of more than 100 members of the group
Jul 28, 2018 Season 1 Episode 10 Highlights from the recent Westminster debate about ME

Season two - 2019[edit | edit source]

Date Episode Title
Jan 28, 2019 Season 2 Episode 1 Dr Charles Shepherd about the latest developments in ME research at the start of 2019
Feb 04, 2019 Season 2 Episode 2 Linda Tannenbaum of the Open Medicine Foundation in the United States which raises millions of dollars annually to fund ME research
Feb 11, 2019 Season 2 Episode 3 Caroline Kingdon from the ME CFS Biobank at the Royal Free Hospital in London
Feb 18, 2019 Season 2 Episode 4 Dr Nigel Speight on fighting for families whose parents have been accused of abuse, rather than their child's ME being diagnosed
Feb 25, 2019 Season 2 Episode 5 Sue Pemberton, an occupational therapist who runs the Yorkshire Fatigue Clinic
Mar 04, 2019 Season 2 Episode 6 Dr. Sarah Myhill, who runs a specialist clinic for people with ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Mar 11, 2019 Season 2 Episode 7 The Countess of Mar, member of the House of Lords and chair of the Forward-ME coalition of ME charities
Mar 18, 2019 Season 2 Episode 8 Dr. Nina Muirhead talks about her own experience of understanding ME as both a physician and a patient, and her work to further medical education about ME.
Mar 25, 2019 Season 2 Episode 9 Carol Monaghan MP talks about her work in Parliament to further research and treatment about ME.
Apr 01, 2019 Season 2 Episode 10 Dr. Mark Guthridge talks about a new research project which could lead to new diagnostic testing.
May 08, 2019 Special Edition The Real ME - several people living with ME share their real stories
Aug 08, 2019 Special Edition Severe ME Week is spotlighted with a conversation with Jo Moss who has severe and ME, and benefits advisor, Ann Innes


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