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Bohm in association with Gag Reflex presents

Adam Kay This Is Going To Hurt (United Kingdom)

Bohm in association with Gag Reflex presents

Adam Kay This Is Going To Hurt (UK)

Adam Kay is a former doctor turned BAFTA-winning comedian and author of This is Going to Hurt, the bestselling nonfiction book of the century.

This hilarious live show about life on and off the hospital wards was a breakaway hit in the UK, seen by over 300,000 people, including 50 sell-out nights in the West End. He was the best-selling act of the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe. He’s sold over five million books. This is his first tour of Australia. Basically, don’t miss it.

“Painfully funny.” Stephen Fry

“Harrowing and hilarious.” Jo Brand

“Funny, excoriatingly revealing, beautiful.” Dawn French

“Bloody funny.” Minnie Driver

'Hilarious and heartbreaking.' The Times (UK)

'Electrifying.' The Guardian (UK)

'Unflinching humour.' The Independent (UK)

'Scalpel-sharp humour and searing insight.' The Sun (UK)

'Hilariously gruesome.' The Sunday Times (UK)

'Hilarious, moving and caustic.' The Scotsman

'Brutally funny.' New Statesman

★★★★★ Mail on Sunday (UK)

15+
Suitable for audiences 15+

This show contains: Occasional coarse language.

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