tue 11/08/2020

Hagai Levy, creator of HBO's In Treatment | reviews, news & interviews

Hagai Levy, creator of HBO's In Treatment

Hagai Levy, creator of HBO's In Treatment

The man behind HBO's engrossing therapy drama

Woody Allen has done a disservice to psychoanalysis, reckons Hagai Levy, the 45-year-old creator of HBO’s In Treatment, which starts tonight on Sky Arts 1. Levy had directed 270 episodes of a popular Israeli soap opera before he hit on the idea of a five-nights-per-week drama about therapy - the resulting show, Betipul , becoming an instant hit in his homeland. Retitled In Treatment, the drama was remade in America within a year of first screening in Israel.

Explore topics

Share this article


In Treatment, in the eyes if this British viewer, is one of the best written and well acted pieces if television drama I have ever seen. Deeply moving and entirely fascinating.

Add comment


Get a weekly digest of our critical highlights in your inbox each Thursday!

Simply enter your email address in the box below

View previous newsletters