• Adam Kay is a writer and comedian

    He writes extensively for TV and film. His bestselling and award-winning book "This is Going to Hurt" is out now.

  • Writing

    For all writing enquiries please contact Jessica Cooper

    c/o kat.buckle@curtisbrown.co.uk / 020 7393 4488

    TV and film

    Writer and script editor

    Credits include Mitchell & Webb, Very British Problems, Mrs Brown's Boys, Crims (co-creator), Mongrels, Up The Women, Flat TV, Our Ex Wife, Bounty Hunters, Child Genius.



    Adam's first book, This is Going to Hurt, about his former career as a junior doctor, was published in 2017 by Picador and became an instant Sunday Times bestseller, topping the charts for two months.


    Winner of Blackwell's Debut Book of the Year 2017, Books Are My Bag Readers' Award and Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Prize. More details about "This is Going to Hurt" here.

    Other Projects

    Writer and script editor

    Rewriting hit Broadway musicals for transfer to West End, writing for TV advertisements in UK and US, and speech/gag writing for high-profile comedians. Numerous columns and features for newspapers and magazines including The Mirror, The Sunday Times and Cosmopolitan.

  • Performing

    For all performing enquiries please contact Lee Martin

    lee@gagreflex.co.uk / 0161 205 8739



    Adam achieved success as frontman of Amateur Transplants, with 20 million hits (including the iconic London Underground Song), and now is greatly in demand as a solo performer, with multiple sell-out Edinburgh Fringe and West End seasons as well as international tours. He is a previous winner of the London Cabaret Award.



    Adam is a regular voice on Radio 4's "The Now Show", and also appears on BBC 2's The Culture Show.

    Private events


    Sought-after after-dinner entertainer, from small private parties to large conferences, via Prince Harry's 30th birthday.



    ★★★★★ "Blissfully brilliant" Mail on Sunday

    ★★★★★ "Left us with eyeliner streaming down our face" Cosmo

    ★★★★ "Electrifying" Guardian

    ★★★★★ "Filthy and incredible funny" Three Weeks

    ★★★★★ "Fantastic" Broadway Baby

    ★★★★ "Never less than utterly clever" Telegraph

    "This made me very, very happy" Stephen Fry


  • Gig List

    For CDs please visit amateurshop.co.uk

    Downloads available from iTunes

    Smutty Xmas Songs

    Leicester Square Theatre, London

    16 December

    Smutty Xmas Songs

    Piece Hall, Halifax

    19 December

    Smutty Xmas Songs

    Komedia, Brighton

    21 December

  • Contact

    Please contact Jess Cooper for TV/film/stage writing

    c/o kat.buckle@curtisbrown.co.uk

    020 7393 4488


    Please contact Cathryn Summerhayes for literary enquiries


    020 7393 4281


    Please contact Lee Martin for performing


    0161 205 8739


    Please don't contact Adam