A seemingly basic comedy show, Adam Kay’s This is Going to Hurt delves into the horror stories of doctors and hospitals. Featuring Kay's first-hand experiences as a junior doctor, the show highlights the challenges and adversities faced by medical professionals. An insightful deep-dive into the gritty details of the job, This is Going to Hurt will leave you both disgusted and gasping for breath with laughter.
The show is based on Adam Kay’s popular book of the same name and takes a look at the life of an NHS doctor in the UK. The show has won a lot of acclaim for showcasing the difficulties of life as a doctor in the UK, while still being accessible and humorous. Kay masterfully portrays the mistreatment and neglect that doctors have to endure and provides a never-seen-before glimpse into their challenging lives. This is Going to Hurt has had many successful runs since its 2016 debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2021, the production is set to return to West End at the Palace Theatre. Over 200,000 people have seen the show between 2017 and 2020.
This is Going to Hurt is based on Adam Kay's hilarious Sunday Times bestselling book of the same name. The show offers you an insider look at the ins and outs of working as a doctor in the UK through the eyes of an NHS junior doctor. Kay presents his many experiences, trials, and tribulations of working as a doctor during his time working at the NHS.
Book your online tickets for Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt play and secure your seats now! Get an insider look at the ins and outs of working as a doctor in the UK at the Palace Theatre.
Booking Period: From 21 June - 26 June 2021
Built in 1891 for Richard D’Oyly Carte as The Royal English Opera House at the end of London's Shaftesbury Avenue, the Palace Theatre is a popular West End venue. The breathtaking building was designed by Richard D’Oyly Carte himself while G. H. Holloway provided the drawings. T. E Collcutt was the primary architect. The Palace Theatre opened on the 31st of January 1891 with a production of Arthur Sullivan's Opera 'Ivanhoe' which ran for 155 performances.
Seating Capacity: 1400
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Address: 113 Shaftesbury Ave, London W1D 5AY, United Kingdom
Tube: The nearest tube station is Leicester Square station (Northern and Piccadilly lines).
Bus: Buses with Shaftesbury Avenue routes are 14, 19 and 38.Buses with Charing Cross Road routes are 24, 29 and 176.
Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms
Accessibility: Palace Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone
Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the Palace Theatre.
Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theater is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.
Outside Food: Outside food is strictly prohibited inside this venue.
You can book online tickets to Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt from 21 June - 26 June 2021.
The ticket price for Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt will vary with the seats you choose. However, tickets can be purchased at prices starting from £36.
While Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt is recommended for ages 12 and above, children above the age of 5 can attend the show. Please note that children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult over 18 years of age.
Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt runs for 1 hour and 10 minutes, without any interval in between.
Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt will start playing in Palace Theatre from 21st June 2021.
You can watch the West End show Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt at Palace Theatre, London.
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Yes. Since Palace Theatre welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone, viewers can purchase accessible tickets for Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt.
Yes. Children above the age of 5 can attend Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt with a separate ticket.
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