Mark Thomas – Check Up: Our NHS at 70

Theatre (comedy, political)

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  • Traverse Theatre - Traverse 1
  • 22:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour 25 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Lakin McCarthy
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains strong language
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
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Mark Thomas is 54, the NHS is 70, UK national average life expectancy is 84. If Mark makes it to 84, the NHS will be 100 – what will they both look like? Based on a series of interviews with leading experts in and on the NHS, and residencies in hospitals and surgeries, and with director Nicolas Kent, Mark uses his own demise to explore the state we’re in. What's going wrong in our NHS, how it can go right and what the future might hold for all of us.

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