Adam Richard Kay born 12 June is a British comedy writer, author, comedian and former doctor. His television writing credits include Crims , Mrs. Brown's Boys and Mitchell and Webb. He is best known as author of the number-one bestselling book This Is Going to Hurt. Kay grew up in a Jewish household and with his father being a doctor, he describes becoming a doctor as being a default decision. He attended Dulwich College , an all-boys public school , before reading medicine at Imperial. Kay trained as a doctor, where he started performing in medical school shows in Kay founded the Amateur Transplants.
Every Tory MP sent This Is Going to Hurt as reminder of Jeremy Hunt's record
Adam Kay is a writer and comedian. Adam's first book, This is Going to Hurt , revisiting his former career as a junior doctor, has spent over a year at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list. It was the bestselling non-fiction title of the decade, it is the bestselling non-fiction e-book of all time, and has sold over two million copies. This is Going to Hurt has been translated into 37 languages and achieved number one bestseller status internationally. Adam's second book Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas was published by Picador in October , taking a peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime. It was an instant Sunday Times number one bestseller, selling over , copies in under three months and making Adam the first author to have simultaneous number ones for hardback and paperback non-fiction titles. His first children's book, Kay's Anatomy , will be published by Puffin in October
Adam Kay is a writer, comedian and former junior doctor. He is currently adapting the book into a series for BBC Two while touring the UK with his highly acclaimed standup show. His forthcoming book, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas , follows Kay through six festive seasons on hospital wards. This Is Going to Hurt has been a publishing phenomenon. And I think people are genuinely interested in looking under that particular bonnet: on television the vast majority of dramas are crime, medicine or sex. The NHS needs to be above politics. Any extra pound spent on the NHS is a good thing, whatever my views on the politician who announces it.
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