This Is Going To Hurt is a new drama series co-produced by BBC One based on the memoirs of Adam Kay during his time on duty on the NHS front lines.
The writer has since toured the country following the success of his book, and it has now been adapted for the small screen.
When will this happen on BBC?
This is going to Hurt will premiere on Tuesday 8 February at 9pm on BBC One.
The series was originally slated to consist of eight 45-minute episodes – but has now been cut to seven, as well as moving from BBC Two to BBC One.
All broadcasted episodes will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
What is the NHS drama about?
The new BBC TV series is based on real-life experiences Adam Kay went through while working on the NHS front lines, which he documented in his book of the same name.
First relaunched in July 2018, this series will likely resonate with viewers watching the global pandemic we’re experiencing.
The series is set in a working-class district, which showcases the highs and lows of the grueling 97 hours per week and how much a junior doctor can take home with them.
The series’ official synopsis reads: “At times amusing, at times devastating, This is going to Hurt is a series that follows Adam, a doctor we find struggling through the levels. hospital level.
“Teenager enough to endure hours of disability, but senior enough to face a constant barrage of terrifying responsibilities.
“Adam is clinging to his personal life as he becomes increasingly overwhelmed by the stresses of work: 97 hours a week, life-or-death decisions and all that while knowing the hospital parking meter earn more than him.”
Creator and writer Adam Kay says: “Young doctors often have a rather deep voice compared to politicians, which is understandable – you won’t have much free time if you work 100 hours a day. week.
“It has been a tremendous privilege to have my diary reach so many readers and I am truly humbled to see their reaction. Now I am delighted to be able to share my story with such a wide audience. more and made BBC Two viewers laugh, cry and vomit.”
Who is in the cast?
Ben Whishaw took on the lead role, playing the role of Adam Kay in the film.
He joins newcomer Ambika Mod as Shruti, a young doctor just starting out in obstetrics and gynecology with whom he works closely.
Other cast includes Michele Austin as Tracy, a confident, astute senior midwife, Alex Jennings as Lockhart, Adam’s domineering boss and consultant. Kadiff Kirwan plays Julian, Adam’s colleague and professional rival, and Ashley McGuire plays Miss Houghton, a consultant finding potential in Shruti.
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