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

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

Event Info

Date & Time

March 01 - March 07


Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK

Tel: 0330 333 4813

Tickets & Prices


Tuesday 15 December 2020
Wednesday 16 December 2020


Running time: 1hr 10mins no interval

Age recommendation: 12+


Tickets from £20

Book Tickets

There’s never been a better time to discover this highly acclaimed show.

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 1st – 7th March 2021 at the Palace theatre, it’s a must-see show this spring.

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 from as little as £20 per ticket.

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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