Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt at the Palace Theatre - Leicester Square
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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt at the Palace Theatre

Explore the secret diaries of a junior doctor with this hilarious and heartwarming stage-show adaptation from bestselling author and comedian Adam Kay.

15/12/2020 - 16/12/2020

at The Palace Theatre, 113 Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 5AY. Price - £20 per person.

Looking for a heart-felt theatre show to see this winter?


Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this electrifying evening of stand-up and music.

Back for just a short stint on stage from 15th – 16th December 2020 at the Palace theatre, it’s a must-see show this season situated a short stroll away from Leicester Square a Piccadilly Circus.

See Kay performing live on stage as he brings his accompanying bestselling book, ‘This is Going to Hurt’, to life. Filled with lurid extracts from the journal Kay kept as a junior doctor, interspersed with some cutting audience chat and hilarious medical-themed reworking of pop songs, prepare for a nice night out in the era of social distancing.

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, don’t miss your chance to see this blissfully brilliant play.

Plus, for those who are looking to continue Kay’s story, discover the sequel show, Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas. Offering a love letter to those who spend their festive season on the front line with Adam Kay’s brilliant stage-show adaptation, it too is on at the Palace theatre this festive season. Learn more here.

So, what are you waiting for?

Book your tickets online here. Or, call using the following details:

T: 0330 333 4813

The Palace Theatre operates strictly under the government COVID-19 guidelines. For further information check the COVID-19 secure information page. All bookings in a party must only be from the same household or the legally defined support bubble.

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