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Sixty seconds on . . . “The Gasman’s Shanty”

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 21 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2576
  1. John Illman
  1. London

The what?

It’s a music video about the heroics of anaesthetists (, written, produced, and directed by . . . guess who?

An anaesthetist?

Spot on. Richard Marks of London’s Royal Free Hospital, to be precise. He probably thought it up in the theatre while drinking coffee, checking his phone, and doing the crossword—you know, the …

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