The Fawlty Towers episode ’Don’t Mention the War’ has been banned by the BBC but a new version of the comedy is playing in Britain’s Covid wards called ‘Don’t Mention the Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ).’ The clowns entertaining the injured in Britain’s battle with the coronavirus are Dr Peter Horby and Dr Martin Landray, who are running Oxford University’s Recovery Trial and trying, with a conspicuous lack of success, to find a cure.
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