1 May 2024

Adam Kay


Bruce Mason Centre

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Adam Kay is a former doctor turned BAFTA-winning comedian and author of This is Going to Hurt, the bestselling nonfiction book of the century.

This hilarious live show about life on and off the hospital wards was a breakaway hit in the UK, seen by over 300,000 people, including 50 sell-out nights in the West End. He was the best-selling act of the 2023 Edinburgh Fringe. He’s sold over five million books. This is his first tour of New Zealand. Basically, don’t miss it.


“Hilarious and heartbreaking” – The Times

“Electrifying” – The Guardian

“Unflinching humour” – Independent

Scalpel-sharp humour and searing insight” – The Sun

Hilariously gruesome” – Sunday Times

Hilarious, moving and caustic” – Scotsman

Brutally funny” – New Statesman

Painfully funny” – Stephen Fry

Harrowing and hilarious” – Jo Brand

Funny, excoriatingly revealing, beautiful” – Dawn French

Bloody funny” – Minnie Driver

★★★★★ Mail on Sunday

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