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This is going to hurt BBC 1

  • 09-03-2022 11:04am
    Registered Users Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭

    This is supposed to be a comedy drama, a bit less comedy and a lot of drama. Its about a Obs/Gynae Reg in a very busy hospital. I just can't see any comedy in it at all, his personal life is a mess, and he goes through so much harrowing stuff at work, long shifts, being sued. I just want him to a have a good nights sleep some night.


  • Registered Users Posts: 18,069 ✭✭✭✭fryup

    and how is this going to hurt BBC1 ?🙃

  • Registered Users Posts: 292 ✭✭pjdarcy

    It's a comedy?? That's bizarre. The subject matter is pretty grim

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭cozar

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭cozar

    deleted my comment by mistake :(

    Its advertised as a comedy/drama, but no laughter in it for me, and its going to get even darker.

  • Registered Users Posts: 1,435 ✭✭✭JustJoe7240

    Really enjoyed the book, Didn't make it through the first episode. Don't get the raving reviews atall.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,255 ✭✭✭Shlippery

    It'd be strange to say I 'enjoyed' it, a lot of the stories hit as have heard similar from friends in medicine here in Ireland, so it's not just an NHS thing. Grim viewing overall though, it was well done, but a comedy would probably be an unfair description!

    Would recommend!

  • Registered Users Posts: 32,946 ✭✭✭✭Princess Consuela Bananahammock

    I suppose telling us what it's called is out of the question?

    Everything I don't like is either woke or fascist - possibly both - pick one.

  • Registered Users Posts: 4,467 ✭✭✭cozar

    its called "This is going to hurt" on BBC 1 as per thread title.

  • Registered Users Posts: 565 ✭✭✭frosty123

  • Registered Users Posts: 32,946 ✭✭✭✭Princess Consuela Bananahammock

    Thread title just tells me that something is going to hurt BBC1.

    Everything I don't like is either woke or fascist - possibly both - pick one.

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  • Registered Users Posts: 1,650 ✭✭✭Muppet Man

    The Book was a brilliant LOL easy read... wife read on a plane to america. As funny as it was, it had some very sobering moments. Last few pages were just draw dropping. I remember reading it and thinking it would make a good series. Haven't watched it yet though.

  • Registered Users Posts: 5,755 ✭✭✭Princess Calla

    The name of the programme is "This is going to hurt"

    It's an interesting watch.

    If there's a season 2 I'd watch it but at same time it's not a programme I'd recommend. I like medical dramas but it can be abit slow and hard going.

  • Registered Users Posts: 292 ✭✭pjdarcy

    That's a weird coincidence, I only caught the second half of an episode of MASH last night (hadn't seen it in years). The gags are very dated now but MASH had way more comedy than pathos. "This is going to hurt" is the complete opposite. I've seen three episodes and I can't remember laughing once...but maybe that's just down to my sense of humour. Having said that, I'm still enjoying the series as a work of drama.

  • Registered Users Posts: 804 ✭✭✭GAAcailin

    I enjoyed the book, made me laugh a lot although the subject is no laughing matter.

    The TV series is a different offering though, found the first few non-entertaining; have enjoyed the last few though. Its way more serious and grim then the book. Think quite a few of the characters are exaggerated in the TV show