Adam Kay will be on at 2pm on Saturday 21st July in the Drift Tent. Book tickets here.
Adam is an award winning performer and comedy writer.
Adam started out life as a doctor but after a brief medical career, he swapped his white coat for a microphone. He fronted the popular musical comedy act The Amateur Transplants, whose iconicLondon Underground Song had over 10 million hits on iTunes. The ATs have produced four number one albums in the iTunes comedy charts and were winners of the 2014 London Cabaret Awards.
His writing work spans film, TV, stage and radio and he alongside his narrative and sketch writing, Adam works as a script editor and gag writer.
His original comedy series, Crims, co-written with Dan Swimer, was broadcast on BBC3. He is currently working on a pilot with Sacha Baron Cohen’s company Four By Two Films and a feature project.
Adam’s two shows at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival were hugely successful: Fingering A Minor on the Piano ‘ELECTRIFYING’ (The Guardian) and The Remains of Tom Lehrer ‘this is one show not to miss’ (Reviews Hub).
His first book, This Is Going To Hurt, was published by Picador in 2017. Based on his experiences as a doctor in the NHS, the book opened at #3 in the Sunday Times Bestseller List.