Adam Kay: This is Going to Hurt

Adam Kay’s acclaimed live show, based on the best-selling book, has enjoyed sell-out tour dates and West End runs since its premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016.

See current tour dates via this link


Based on the Sunday Times Bestseller
Now on tour – see full dates list and book here

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) hour of stand-up and music.

Absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, plus Soho Theatre, UK tours and multiple West End runs in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

The accompanying book, ‘This is Going to Hurt’ is a Sunday Times bestseller, and is being turned into a major BBC series.

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Running time 70 minutes with no interval 

‘Intersperses horror stories from the NHS frontline with a catalogue of sublimely silly spoof songs, and some blissfully brilliant wordplay.’
★★★★★ Mail on Sunday

‘Hilarious and heartbreaking.’
Charlie Brooker