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Sam Simmons offers a spoof training video for the psych ward in ABC's latest drama

Australia's ABC has a critical hit on its hands with Wakefield, an engrossing drama about the staff and patients at a psych ward which The Guardian called 'superbly made and utterly riveting series'.

But the serious subject matter hasn't stopped the broadcaster from undermining the show with a comedy video starring absurdist stand-up Sam Simmons.

In these spoof, the comic plays a worker fronting a staff orientation session on video, detailing the outlines policies concerning boundaries and contraband:

Published: 4 Apr 2021

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