Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this “electrifying” (Guardian) evening of stand-up and music.
The show has been seen by over 200,000 people, including absolute sell-out Edinburgh Fringe runs from 2016 to 2019, plus UK tours and multiple West End runs between 2017 and 2020.
The accompanying book, ‘This is Going to Hurt’ is a Sunday Times bestseller, and is being turned into a major BBC series. Signed copies will be available for purchase on the night.
‘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
Please note: In accordance with government guidelines, the auditorium has been organised into socially distant groups that are 1 metre apart in all directions. These must be purchased in full at the time of booking and can only comprise of single households, or a support bubble.
Bus routes: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, 19, 38; (Charing Cross Road) 24, 29, 176
Night buses: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N5, N19, N20, N38; (Charing Cross Road) 24, 176, N29, N41, N279
Nearest rail: Charing Cross
Tube lines: Piccadilly, Northern
Nearest tube: Leicester Square
Directions from Leicester Square :
(5mins) Take Charing Cross Road until you reach the crossroads with Shaftesbury Avenue.
Car park: Chinatown (3mins)
In congestion zone?: Yes
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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
Palace Theatre, London
Sat 26th June 2021