Adam Kay is an award-winning comedian, TV writer, and Sunday Times best-selling author.
This is Going to Hurt, is his hilarious and heartbreaking all the while blisteringly funny memoirs from his former career as a junior doctor. It received across the-board critical acclaim, entered the Sunday Times best-seller list at no. 3, and hasn’t left the list since, won the Nonfiction Book of the Year & Readers Choice Award at the BAMB Readers Awards, and is one of Blackwell’s debut books of the year.
TV and film rights for This is Going to Hurt were sold at 12-way auction, and the book is currently being translated into eight languages. He has spoken about the book and the NHS on BBC Breakfast, Sky One’s The Russell Howard Hour clips here: Delivering 1st Baby Whiskey Medicine, Jonathan Ross, and countless Radio 4 and 5 Live shows.
His live show based on the diaries was an absolute sell-out at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in both 2016 and 2017, and then again at the Soho Theatre for a month-long, twice-extended run. “Blissfully brilliant” Mail on Sunday “Left us with eyeliner streaming down our faces” Cosmopolitan “Electrifying” Guardian.
Adam is a hugely experienced, consummate Corporate performer, having entertained at many private events, including Prince Harry’s 30th birthday at St James’ Palace, as well as for Deloitte, The British Medical Association, Imperial College and hundreds of others. He is equally at home giving his hilarious take on medicine, or performing his award-winning stand-up (which has over 20 million hits on YouTube).
His wealth of experience in the corporate sector, along with his smash hit book, makes him perfect for events – a comedian who is passionate and hugely knowledgeable about his subject matter, whilst unfailingly funny about it.
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