Dr Phil Hammond

Thu 24 Oct 2013 | 8pm | £16 (£14 for NHS staff) | Seated | 16+


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Dr Phil Hammond – Games to play with your doctor

Medicine is jolly serious, life and death, pain and suffering, pills and needles.

But wouldn’t a trip to the doctor or a rush up to A+E be much more fun if it was a game? In his BRAND NEW show, Dr Phil – a campaigning journalist and the only comedian to have appeared at a public inquiry – turns the whole of medicine into a succession of games for you to play with your doctor*. What’s the diagnosis? What’s the misdiagnosis? Why are you doing that to me doctor? How long have I got? And when did you last wash your hands?

Learn how to sing your symptoms, sniff a thermometer, diagnose your doctor, arm wrestle for drugs, get passed the bearded receptionist and get out of the NHS alive – all through Dr Phil’s highly subversive guerrilla tactics, some of which may be counter-productive. But at least they’re not boring.

*nurse, receptionist, manager, politician, regulator, lawyer, pancreas

‘If Hammond were a medicine, he would be worth swigging by the litre’ ★★★★

‘A consistently funny show’ ★★★★★

‘One of the most entertainingly subversive people on the planet’

‘Sceptical, irreverent, very funny and like a mighty gush of fresh air in a field that’s bedevilled with cover ups and cloaked in a vow of silence’




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