Jackson WardBMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7292.1001 (Published 21 April 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1001
- Tony Delamothe
By James Scott
Old Red Lion, 418 St John Street, London EC1, until 28 April (no performance Monday 23 April)
It's Dr Jack Jackson's last week as senior consultant at a rural district general hospital. There's the hospital concert in his honour to endure—replete with execrable sketches—and the opening of a new ward that bears his name. Speeches, buns, and tea from a big urn. “What would it have been like if you'd been really famous,” wonders his wife.
But none of it makes much of an impression on Dr Jackson. Indigestion …