Bipolar Express is an irreverent 30-minute roller coaster through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented for RTHK Radio 3 by Sadie Kaye, guests include comics Reuben M Tuck and Josh Walters, Hong Kong ballet star Kiki Wong and psychiatrist Dr. Barry Connell. Expect the unexpected in this quirky documentary, which RTHK Controller Hugh Chiverton praised as “Funny, engaging and enlightening, really original – an enthralling piece.”
The doc was Highly Commended by the Association for International Broadcasting at the 2015 AIB Awards in London. The judges commented, “Bipolar Express is a 30-minute roller coaster ride through the euphoric highs and debilitating lows of the bipolar mind. Produced and presented by sufferer Sadie Kaye, the documentary gives an enlightening account of what it means to live with bipolar disorder. The judges noted the clever use of effects to envelop listeners in the bipolar experience, and that the production peaked interest, engages, raises questions and most definitely holds attention.”
In 2016 it received an internal award from RTHK.