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Improperly dressed

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 30 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b2943
  1. Harvey Marcovitch, associate editor, BMJ, Balscote
  1. h.marcovitch{at}

    The authorities at Lord’s, the home of cricket, have announced that spectators may wear fancy dress at certain matches. In what now feels like another age, I was at the ground with my young daughter, watching a much interrupted and largely pointless match on a rain soaked afternoon. A doctor was demanded over the public address system. Reasoning that numerous far more distinguished members …

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