Adam Kay is an award-winning author, TV writer, comedian and former junior doctor. His first book, This is Going to Hurt, spent over a year at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller list, was translated into 37 languages, won numerous awards, and sold over three million copies. He is also one of the country’s bestselling children’s authors, with titles including Kay’s Anatomy, the fastest selling kids’ non-fiction book of the decade.
As a live performer, Adam has sold out several West End seasons and UK tours. His tour of This is Going to Hurt was attended by over 250,000 people. He has innumerable TV credits, and his unique stories from the wards have made him one of the UK’s most in-demand performers for corporate and private events.
Adam’s awards for TV writing include the Writers Guild award for adapting This is Going to Hurt for the BBC and AMC. Additionally, in 2023 This is going to Hurt won Best Drama at the Broadcast awards.
He is also a columnist for the Sunday Times, and a proud patron of The Lullaby Trust and The Laura Hyde Foundation.