Jun-07 8.00pm SBS-TV: Great British Railway Journeys

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Michael Portillo’s Bradshaw’s-inspired rail tour of London continues in Hampstead where shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War, a ground-breaking Jewish doctor found refuge.

Sigmund Freud fled the Austrian capital of Vienna by train to escape the Nazis, who branded his work degenerate. Michael hears how the father of psychoanalysis was warmly welcomed in London and sees the famous couch, on which patients would lie to recount their dreams.

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