"...they being so keen on pushing this Ludovico veshch into me,"
Ludovico, is the creator of the Ludovico Technique, the prison Chaplain first calls the technique as: "Ludovico's Technique" although it is not clear how much the procedure can be credited to him as he is not directly involved with Alex's treatment. The creation of Serum 114 is attributed to him by Dr. Brodsky during a discussion with Alex calling it: "...this stuff of Ludovico".