This Is Going To Hurt. Adam (Ben Whishaw)
This Is Going To Hurt

This Is Going To Hurt

  • TV comedy drama
  • BBC One
  • 2022
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Comedy drama series based on Adam Kay's book about his time as a junior doctor. Also features Ben Whishaw, Ambika Mod, Alex Jennings, Rory Fleck Byrne, Michele Austin and more.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 685

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Lisa McGee and Adam Kay win BAFTA writing awards

Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee and This Is Going To Hurt creator Adam Kay have won awards for writing at the Bafta Craft Awards 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 24th April 2023

This Is Going To Hurt creator Adam Kay downplays chances of Series 2

Adam Kay has downplayed the chances of a second series of medical drama This Is Going To Hurt, revealing that a return for the series is unlikely in the near future.

Patrick Cremona & Abby Robinson, Radio Times, 21st April 2023

BAFTA TV Awards 2023 nominations

Am I Being Unreasonable?, Big Boys, Derry Girls and Ghosts are amongst the nominees for the BAFTA Television Awards 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd March 2023

RTS award nominations revealed

Shortlists for the 2023 RTS Programme Awards have been announced, with Am I Being Unreasonable? picking up four nominations.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2023

Broadcast Awards 2023 winners

Derry Girls has won the Best Comedy Programme in the Broadcast Awards 2023. Meanwhile This Is Going To Hurt triumphed in the Drama category.

British Comedy Guide, 9th February 2023

Comedy.co.uk Awards results 2022

Don't Hug Me I'm Scared has been named Comedy Of The Year 2022 in the Comedy.co.uk Awards. There were also wins for Ghosts, Ellie & Natasia, Would I Lie To You?, Taskmaster, This Is Going To Hurt, Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen?, 'Whatever Next?' With Miles Jupp, The Unbelievable Truth and You're Dead To Me.

British Comedy Guide, 8th February 2023

Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023 winners

The Writers' Guild Of Great Britain Awards 2023 winners include David Quantick, Rhys Thomas and Lucy Montgomery, Michael Spicer, Jack Rooke and Adam Kay.

British Comedy Guide, 17th January 2023

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2022 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 9th January 2023

The 50 best TV shows of 2022, No 10: This Is Going To Hurt

Former doctor Adam Kay's tale of an arrogant gynaecologist struggling in an NHS hospital was shocking, hilarious - and revealed a horrifying truth.

Alexi Duggins, The Guardian, 8th December 2022

Big Boys, Dead Canny and Derry Girls creators up Writers' Guild awards

Jack Rooke (Big Boys), Anna Costello (Dead Canny) and Lisa McGee (Derry Girls) are amongst the nominees for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain awards 2023

British Comedy Guide, 6th December 2022

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