A distinct lack of healthy chuckles

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I WATCHED Nurse, the new Paul Whitehouse BBC comedy on Tuesday , which follows a kind-hearted community mental health nurse doing her rounds providing medicine and friendship, plus advice to anyone who would listen.

 Whitehouse played the part of a patient one minute, then either a friend or relative the next, but while the whole sorry affair may have been seen by some to be poignant, funny it was not. I found it about as funny as phlegm!

 Anyway, still can’t understand why the gentle sitcom Hebburn was ever axed!

Ken Johnson,

Mowbray Road,

South Shields.