Nation strife: Jack Dee loves rural life – in contrast to his grumpy alter ego in Unhealthy Transfer


When Jack Dee wrote and solid himself in ITV’s Unhealthy Transfer as a middle-aged man who hates his new life within the nation, the function appeared to suit him like a glove. No one does midlife melancholy higher than Jack, TV’s most loveable grump, and many people sympathised along with his character’s despair at poor Wi-Fi alerts and unfriendly villagers.