In the latest edition of the Encephalitis Podcast, Dr Ava Easton is joined by director John Hay and producer Donall McCusker whose latest production is the new Sky Original film, To Olivia.

Synopsis: It’s 1962 and burgeoning children's author Roald Dahl and Patricia Neal, a glamourous Hollywood movie star, have retreated to the English countryside to bring up their expanding young family. Tragically, their lives are turned upside down by the devastating death of their daughter Olivia from measles encephalitis and as the couple struggle through the unimaginable loss, their shared grief becomes a source of redemption and strength which changes their lives forever.

John Hay is a two-time Emmy Award-winning film and TV director whose work includes classic book adaptations such as Stig of the Dump, The Truth About Love, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble and Lost Christmas.

Donall McCusker is a Line producer and producer whose credits include The Hurt Locker (2008), Under the Shadow (2016) and Six Days (2017).

Before we get into the podcast, here is the trailer for To Olivia:

Dr Ava Easton has also written a blog for the film which can be found here.

The podcast can be found on all good Podcast providers and as a vodcast on YouTube. Watch below.

The Encephalitis Podcast