News: Operation Ouch! returns to the West End

August 2, 2021
News: Operation Ouch! returns to the West End

Dr Chris and Dr Xand are set to return to the West End for a strictly limited season in Operation Ouch! Live on Stage at London’s Lyric Theatre.

Based on the hit CBBC show, the production will play from 4 December to 16 January.

After three sold-out Australian tours, plus a smash-hit season in London’s West End, the duo are back with this all-new show packed with crazy experiments and amazing facts.

The doctors will explore the fascinating world of biology and show you the incredible things your body can do, as well as share their favourite bits from the award-winning TV show of the same name, including a special guest video from Dr Ronx.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken are identical twins who grew up in London and trained in medicine at Oxford University. They both still work in medicine: Dr Chris is based at University College London Hospital and Dr Xand is the Helen Hamlyn Senior Fellow at Fordham University’s Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs.

During 2020, Dr Chris shared his own personal experience of COVID-19 in the BBC One documentary Surviving the Virus: My Brother and Me. He also hosted two Horizon Coronavirus specials for BBC 2.

Dr Xand hosted Morning Live and Healthcheck UK on BBC One, as well as documentaries Coronovirus: How To Isolate Yourself, When Will Lockdown End? and How To Avoid A Second Wave for Channel 4.

This summer, the pair launched their first podcast, A Thorough Examination with Dr Chris and Dr Xand, which reached the top spot across a variety of podcast charts.

Operation Ouch! Live on Stage is written by Chris and Xand van Tulleken and directed by Peter Adams. It is presented by Andrew Kay and Margot Teele for Andrew Kay & Associates.

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