Adam Kay Returns To The Edinburgh Fringe
The nation’s 12th most popular doctor returns for his first month in the Fringe since 2016. The book that was born at that original 2016 Fringe show This will hurt, became a literary sensation, selling three million copies and becoming a multi-award-winning BBC series.
undoctored follows from This will hurt, and made audiences laugh and cry with Adam’s unique stories about life on and off the stations. The show also features some of his favorite moments This will hurtbecause people ask for a refund if they don’t get the Degloving story.
Adam Kay said: “Reading my journals at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 was absolutely life changing and I’m absolutely thrilled to be returning to The Pleasance where it all began. Although this time I’m in a slightly larger room, traveling around in a Swarovski helicopter.”
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An award winning live performer, Adam has sold out multiple Edinburgh Fringe shows, West End seasons and UK and International tours. His live tour of This will hurt was one of the UK’s busiest shows in recent years, seen and described by over 250,000 people Guardian as “electrifying” and “blissfully brilliant” by post on Sunday.
his debut book, This will hurt was a number one bestseller in the Sunday Times for over a year and the best-selling British narrative non-fiction book of the 21st centurySt Century. Customized Kay This will hurt a multi-award-winning comedy-drama series for the BBC and AMC, starring Ben Whishaw.
This will hurt has won ten national awards, including a record four National Book Awards. Its best-selling successor, It was the night shift before Christmas was a number one bestseller, selling over 500,000 copies. His anthology Dear NHS raised over £450,000 for charity and featured contributions from Emilia Clarke, Ed Sheeran, Emma Thompson, Emma Watson and Paul McCartney. His children’s books Kay’s anatomy and Kay’s wonderful medicine has been translated into 26 languages and has sold over 350,000 copies. His new Sunday Times number one bestseller, Undoctored: The Story of a Medic Who Has Run Out of Patients is now available in hardcover, e-book and audio. Adam Kay lives in Oxfordshire with his dog and husband. (Two separate people).
For more information, see www.adamkay.co.uk