Dial Medicine for Murder
  • Edinburgh Fringe

This is the story and juxtaposition of the two most notorious British physicians of the 20th Century, Dr Harold Shipman and Dr John Bodkin Adams. The production will compare and contrast the background, arrest, trial, legacy and psychopathology of both individuals interspersed with film footage and contemporaneous news items. Dial Medicine for Murder will be presented as a consultation with Dr Harry Brunjes and Dr Andrew Johns, who first met as medical students at Guys Hospital, followed by careers in general practice and forensic psychiatry respectively.