Television: Obsession proves compulsive viewing

Some might say that anyone who chooses to move inwith a group of strangers, sign away certain freedoms and be filmed 24 hours a day is suffering froma disorder.

6th August, 2005

Like the Big Brother contestants, Wendy Johnstone, Gerry McAree and Sophie Prosser Morgan agreed to live together, give up familiar comforts and follow unfamiliar rules in The House of Obsessive Compulsives (Channel 4). However, unlike the BB contestants, it's free treatment rather than fame and fortune they're after.

Wendy, Gerry and Sophie are participating in the programme, not because of an insatiable need for attention, but because they are desperate.Though there will be no evictions during...

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