Past Event1 May 2024

Adam Kay

No longer available

Bruce Mason Centre


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 and extra show has been added due to huge demand! 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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