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This is Going to Hurt

Painfully funny and at times, harrowing, This Is Going To Hurt delivers on its title. Ben Whishaw is a tour-de-force as the spiky, fourth-wall breaking doctor, delivering babies and barbs with equal efficiency, while British newcomer Ambika Mod will break your heart as his junior colleague Shruti. Produced by London-based Sister Pictures (Chernobyl, Landscapers), this is vital British television.

Directors

  • Lucy Forbes
  • Tom Kingsley

Writers

  • Adam Kay

Cast

  • Ben Whishaw
  • Ambika Mod
  • Rory Fleck Byrne
  • Michele Austin

Synopsis

Ben Whishaw plays Adam, a junior doctor working in obstetrics and gynaecology, trying to keep his head above water and his personal life in tact while working 97-hour weeks and making life and death decisions, all while knowing the hospital parking meter is earning more than him.