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TV’s favourite doctors return to London’s West End this December with a brand new show, Operation Ouch! Live on Stage - Not for the Squeamish, opening at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End.
Following three sell-out Australian tours, and a smash hit season in London’s West End Dr Chris and Dr Xand are back! The show is packed with all-new crazy experiments and amazing facts. The doctors explore the fascinating world of biology and show you the incredible things your body can do. Plus the doctors will also share their favourite bits from the award-winning TV show, including special video guest Dr Ronx.
Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken; Doctors, Identical Twins, TV Presenters
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. This work is done concurrently with their media work. Dr Chris, during 2020, 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, during 2020, hosted Morning Live and Healthcheck UK on BBC One. He also hosted the quick turnaround documentaries Coronovirus: How To Isolate Yourself, When Will Lockdown End? and How To Avoid A Second Wave for Channel 4.
This summer, together they launched their first podcast, A Thorough Examination with Dr Chris and Dr Xand, which reached the top spot across a variety of podcast charts. Together they have appeared on shows such as Twinstitute, Planet Child, The Human Body: Secrets of Your Life Revealed, Frontline Doctors: Winter Migrant Crisis, Horizon, Is Binge Drinking Really That Bad?, Blow Your Mind, Horizon, Sugar V Fat, Which Doctor?, The Secret Life of Twins, Medicine Men Go Wild, as well as their hugely popular children’s series, Operation Ouch!, which has won two BAFTAs and had over eight series.
HERE'S WHAT AUDIENCES ARE SAYING...
Read all the fantastic things real-life parent reviewers have to say about Operation Ouch! Live on Stage ...
as much fun as I’ve had in a West End theatre this month
Time Out 6 Dec 2021 READ FULL REVIEW
It’s hilarious, it’s gross, it’s brilliant.
Sardines Magazine 5 Dec 2021 READ FULL REVIEW
a most excellently fun show and we do so highly recommend!
Rock 'n' Roller Baby 7 Dec 2021 READ FULL REVIEW
We had a brilliant time and would recommend the show
The Gingerbread House 5 Dec 2021 READ FULL REVIEW
"Educational, entertaining and thoroughly engaging for all the family."
What's on 4 Kids Jan 5 2020 READ FULL REVIEW
“A CLEVER SHOW, ENTERTAINING, EDUCATIONAL, SURPRISINGLY TENDER AND A WHOLE LOT OF FUN!”
The Spy in the Stalls
“WONDERFULLY INFORMATIVE AND PACKED SEVENTY-MINUTE SHOW”
Sardines Magazine UK
“OPERATION OUCH LIVE IS SIMPLY AMAZING”
“SPLENDID MIX OF ASTONISHING AND APPALLING”
"SQUEALS OF DELIGHT…"
Adelaide Theatre Guide
"INFORMATIVE, FUNNY AND ENTERTAINING"
Play and Go
"WHAT A GREAT SHOW IT WAS"
Melbourne Kid Town
"HIGHLY ENTERTAINING AND INFORMATIVE"