Adam Kay

Nationwide Tour For Adam Kay's New Show Undoctored

Adam Kay’s new show Undoctored was the bestselling show of the 3,500 shows at the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe, selling over 23,000 tickets.


Eight Book Deal For Adam Kay And Henry Paker

Puffin has announced a significant new eight-book deal across fiction, picture books and novelty, as they back comics Adam Kay and Henry Paker as the ultimate pairing for young readers of all ages. The wit and words of BAFTA-award-winning writer, comedian and former doctor Adam Kay and invention and illustrations of award-winning artist, writer and comedian Henry Paker, are an undeniably irresistible combination.


Adam Kay's This Is Going To Hurt Wins Three Bafta Craft Categories

BAFTA has announced the winners of the BAFTA Television Craft Awards 2023.  Celebrating the very best behind-the-scenes television talent of 2022, the ceremony was hosted by Mel Giedroyc, and featured a host of top TV talent as guest presenters including: Adil Ray, Adrian Lester, Charlene White, Clara Amfo, Cristo Fernandez, Dino Fetscher, George Webster, Kola Bokinni, Lisa Hammond, Lolly Adefope, Melissa Johns, Rachel Parris, Sacha Dhawan, Therica Wilson-Read and Tracy Ifeachor.


Writers' Guild Awards Results Announced

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards have been announced at a ceremony this evening at the Royal College of Physicians in London, hosted by comedian, writer, musician, actor and presenter, Rachel Parris.

Michael Spicer (pictured), who also presented an award, was winner of Best Online Comedy for his The Room Next Door – Boris Johnson Resignation Speech.

Best Radio Comedy was Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Austen by David Quantick.

Best Long Form TV Drama was This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay.


Adam Kay Returns To The Edinburgh Fringe

The nation's twelfth-favourite doctor returns for his first month at the Fringe since 2016. The book that was born at that original 2016 Fringe show, This is Going to Hurt, became a literary sensation, selling three million copies and becoming a multi-award-winning BBC series.


Arena Tour For Adam Kay

Award-winning writer and comedian Adam Kay has announced This Is Going to Hurt…More. Kay’s biggest UK tour to date begins at Edinburgh Usher Hall on 7th September and culminates at London SSE Arena Wembley on 24th September. 

This is Going to Hurt…More sees Adam Kay share entries from his phenomenally popular diaries as a junior doctor in an evening of stand-up and music. This live comedy show will also feature brand-new stories from his forthcoming book Undoctored: The Story of a Medic Who Ran Out of Patients. 


More December Comedy Shows Postponed

More upcoming comedy shows have been postponed due to the current Covid surge.

Matt Forde's Political Party Christmas Special with Jacob Rees-Mogg and Rosena Allin-Khan (accompanied by cross-party Parliamentary rock band MP4) which was meant to be happening tonight at the Duchess Theatre is one of the shows now not happening this week.


Adam Kay Announces Nationwide Tour Of His Christmas Show

Adam Kay has announced a 22-date nationwide tour of his hit show TWAS THE NIGHTSHIFT BEFORE CHRISTMAS LIVE. The best-selling author and former junior doctor shares entries from his festive diaries alongside original stand-up and songs of a Christmassy nature. The show is a love letter to all those who spend the most wonderful time of the year on the NHS front line, removing babies, chocolate wrappers, remote controls, and fairy lights from the various places they get stuck.


Adam Kay Announces Full Capacity West End Run

Adam Kay has announced his first new full capacity shows since the start of the pandemic. 


News: New Children's Book For Adam Kay With Further Books Planned

Puffin is to publish a new children's book from Adam Kay, entitled Kay’s Marvellous Medicine: A Gross And Gruesome History Of The Human Body. It will be published on 30 September.

His previous children's book Kay's Anatomy launched to phenomenal success in October 2020, becoming Puffin's biggest ever hardback non-fiction launch and a Sunday Times Number One children’s bestseller. 



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