The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses’ home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of the “cutting” Dr Tinkle and the overpowering Matron.
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A ‘bedpanarama’ indeed with most medico-jokes trotted out for the umpteenth-time, but when it’s so benign as this, who minds? It’s in the delivery, not the joke. Howerd is particularly amusing as the fake healer - “What is matter? Never mind. What is mind? No matter”. With this patter he could be pushing his quackery today, though probably in online comfort not the draughty Masonic Hall, Uxbridge.