Dan Sefton of The Mallorca Files: ‘Too much po-faced British TV takes itself very seriously’
The medic-turned-screenwriter is back on A&E duty thanks to the pandemic, but he refuses to make a Covid drama – or over-praise the NHS
Doctors are a notoriously modest breed. But I’m still surprised by how lightly TV writer Dan Sefton takes his decision to return to emergency medicine. “It’s fine, I’m not exactly fighting the Battle of Britain,” he says. “My wife runs a sexual-assault referral centre, she was going to be seeing patients anyway.