Writing the fine line between sanity and madness: Wakefield's Kristen Dunphy

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Drawing on her own mental health struggles, the award-winning Australian TV writer talks about creating characters who are more than their diagnoses.

You might think we’ve come a long way in terms of talking openly about mental illness. But according to Kristen Dunphy, the Australian TV screenwriter, creator and co-showrunner of Wakefield, the ABC’s new 8-part drama set in a Blue Mountains psychiatric ward, we’ve still got a very long way to go.

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