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?

Directed by Nicolas Kent

Based on a series of interviews with leading experts and residencies in hospitals and surgeries, Mark explores our NHS to see where we are, where we are going, and where we should be.

★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★ Daily Telegraph

★★★★ Financial Times
★★★★ The Independent

★★★★ Time Out

Welcome to Mark Thomas’ Check-Up: Our NHS @ 70.

We intend this website to be a resource around Mark’s show, which is touring the country from July 2018 – April 2019 to mark the NHS’ anniversary year.

You can use it to find out where you can see the show, watch some of the main public interviews that made up the research for it, post your comments, read some recent articles, commentary & statistics about the NHS or even order the script.

See tour dates and book your seats now.

Watch Mark’s interviews with leading experts and medical professionals.

Read and share ideas for the future of the NHS.

We are very grateful to the Wellcome Trust for their support for the research for Mark Thomas’ Check-Up: Our NHS @ 70.