Adam Kay's Twas the Night Before Christmas LIVE to open at the Palace Theatre 21st December 2020
Adam Kay’s multi-million selling book This is going to Hurt is to be made into a BBC/AMC comedy drama starring Ben Whishaw
ADAM KAY ANNOUNCES WEST END CHRISTMAS SHOWS
TICKETS ON SALE FROM 10am, WEDNESDAY 21ST OCTOBER
Christmas is coming! You might not be able to see your family and the office party is cancelled, but
1.5 million NHS staff will be heading off to work. Following his hugely successful return to the West End stage with This Is Going To Hurt LIVE, multi-million copy selling author and the nation’s fifth favourite former doctor shares entries from his festive diaries in an evening of stand-up and music. Disinfect your Christmas jumper for the West End premiere of Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas LIVE.
Producer James Seabright said, ‘Having delighted audiences across the UK with the tour of Adam Kay’s festive show last December, it is a pleasure to produce the West End premiere of Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas, hot on the heels of Adam’s season at the Apollo with his other live show based on This Is Going To Hurt. Theatres have been cleared to remain open whilst tier two restrictions are in place across London, and together with the venue’s owners Nimax Theatres we will continue to monitor the latest guidelines to ensure that audiences are welcomed back safely to the West End during this socially distanced engagement.’
PALACE THEATRE, SHAFTESBURY AVENUE: 21 DECEMBER 2020 TO 3 JANUARY 2021
Tickets on sale from 10am on Wednesday 21st October priced between £20 and £50
from www.nimaxtheatres.com or by calling 0330 333 4813
Praise for Adam Kay live:
“Blissfully brilliant” ★★★★★Mail on Sunday
“Hilarious and heart-breaking” Charlie Brooker
“This made me very, very happy” Stephen Fry
Adam Kay is a multi-award-winning writer, comedian and former doctor.
This is Going to Hurt has sold over 2.5 million copies, been translated into 37 languages, and is the bestselling narrative non- fiction title of the decade, spending over a year at number one in the Sunday Times bestseller chart. It is soon to be a major comedy-drama for BBC/AMC starring Ben Whishaw. His follow-up, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas, sold over 500,000 copies in the last three months of 2019, and his recent anthology Dear NHS was an instant Sunday Times number one, raising over £250,000 for charity. His first children’s book Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body was published by Puffin on 15thOctober 2020 as hardback, audio and ebook.
Tickets for This Is Going To Hurt Live at the Apollo Theatre are on sale now:
Thursday 22 October to Sunday 8 November 2020
For further information please go to www.adamkay.co.uk