Twas The Nightshift Before Christmas

Adam Kay

13 October 2022
160 pages


The number one Sunday Times bestseller, Adam Kay's festive hospital diaries, Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas, is the perfect stocking filler from the author of multi-million-copy bestseller This is Going to Hurt – now a major BBC TV series.

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat . . . but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. In this perfect present for anyone who has ever set foot in a hospital, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious, horrifying and sometimes heartbreaking peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime.

This is a love letter to all those who spend their festive season on the front line, removing babies and baubles from the various places they get stuck, at the most wonderful time of the year.

The perfect surgical stocking-filler’ – The Times

Sunday Times humour book of the year
The perfect surgical stocking filler. Jokes galore. This little book will no doubt cheer up the many readers who find it under their tree
Very, very funny