Phil Hammond, NHS doctor, broadcaster, Private Eye journalist and whistle-blowing comic brings his sell-out show to the Theatre Royal Margate.
Laugh, sort your life out, stay sane, plan your death and save the NHS – all in 99 minutes.
Dr Phil works in a specialist NHS centre for children and adolescents with chronic fatigue syndrome/ME he also presents a show on BBC Radio Bristol and has been Private Eye’s medical correspondent since 1992 – campaigning for patient empowerment, open data in healthcare and for the NHS to be honest and transparent about the harm it causes as well as the good it does.
In 2012, he was shortlisted with Andrew Bousfield for the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Investigative Journalism for a Private Eye Special Report about the shocking treatment of NHS Whistleblowers.
Phil presented five series of Trust Me, I’m a Doctor on BBC2 and has appeared regularly on Have I Got News for You, The News Quiz, The Now Show, The One Show and Countdown. He has been a Lecturer in Medical Communication at the Universities of Bristol and Birmingham, Phil’s Radio 4 sitcom about GPs struggling with the NHS reforms – Polyoaks – was written with David Spicer and the third series airs in June 2014.
Show will be performed on 24 March 2018 – 7.30pm – to book visit the Theatre Royal