Cast pays the doctor a visit.
The plot of the 300-year-old comedy revolves around a rich man, played by actor Clive Francis, who is convinced he is ill and falls prey to medical quacks and their half-baked remedies and potions.
Liverpool Medical Institution is one of the oldest medical societies in the world, tracing its origins to the founding of the Liverpool Medical Library in 1779.
A spokeswoman said: "Our collection shows how crude instruments were compared to now." The Hypochondriac runs from June 19 to July 11..
SHOWTIME: Hypochondriac cast, Leanne Best (Toinette), Clive Francis (Argan) and Neil Caple (Diaforius) at the Liverpool Medical Institution
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|Publication:||Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Jun 15, 2009|
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