Adam Kay.

This Is Going To Hurt

BBC Two comedy drama about junior doctors. 8 episodes (1 series) in 2021. Stars Ben Whishaw.

New and in development. Details are liable to change.

Press Clippings

Adam Kay on adapting his book for TV

"I hope that the three million people who've read the book feel like I've done it justice on screen. I certainly think I have. And I hope that the eight billion people who haven't read the book will give it a go too."

Drama Quarterly, 17th February 2021

Ben Whishaw to star in This Is Going To Hurt TV show

Ben Whishaw will take the lead role in This Is Going To Hurt, the BBC Two comedy drama series based on Adam Kay's best-selling book.

British Comedy Guide, 15th June 2020

28 new British TV comedies for 2019 and beyond

Here's what fans of TV comedy can look forward to over the next year or so from the UK...

Louisa Mellor, Den Of Geek, 17th July 2019

Adam Kay announces Christmas tour

Comedian and former doctor Adam Kay has announced a string of live shows around Christmas, based on Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, the sequel to his best-selling diaries of life in the NHS.

British Comedy Guide, 1st July 2019

Adam Kay's junior doctor book to become BBC comedy drama

BBC Two has ordered This Is Going To Hurt, an eight-part comedy drama based on the award-winning memoirs of former junior doctor Adam Kay.

British Comedy Guide, 6th July 2018