Adam Kay

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Adam Kay, writer, photographed in Chiswick, West London.. Adam Richard Kay is a British comedy writer, best-selling author and award-winning performer. Television writing credits include Crims, Mrs. Brown's Boys and Mitchell and Webb and as a performer he is best known as frontman of musical comedy act Amateur Transplants. Kay is writer and co-creator of 2015 BBC Three sitcom series Crims - along with Grandma's House writer Dan Swimer. Other television work as a writer and script editor includes Mrs. Brown's Boys, Mongrels, Watson & Oliver, Up the Women, Very British Problems, Flat TV, Our Ex Wife, Mitchell and Webb and Child Genius.

His first book, This is Going to Hurt, Kay's diaries from his former career as a doctor, were published by Picador in September 2017 and became an instant Sunday Times bestseller, remaining in the charts for over two months. The book was critically very well received, including in the literary pages of The Times, Financial Times, The Scotsman and The Daily Express. The book was awarded Blackwell's Debut Book of the Year 2017 and won both non-fiction book of the year and the overall prize in the 2017 Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards.
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