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Photo credit: Chris and Xand van Tulleken (Photo by Prudence Upton)

‘Operation Ouch!’ starring Dr Chris and Dr Xand to play West End run

The medical show is at the Lyric Theatre this Christmas.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken will return to the West End for another medical show this Christmas, celebrating the human body. Operation Ouch! Live on Stage - Not for the Squeamish is at the Lyric Theatre from 4 December - 16 Jan. 2022.

Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken are identical twins who practice in London and the USA respectively. Together, they've hosted various television specials, including Coronavirus documentaries for Channel 4 including How To Avoid A Second Wave.

In their latest stage show, the doctors will explore the wonders of the human body, marvelling at the incredible processes our body does daily. Operation Ouch! was last in the West End in 2018, but this production will include new facts and previously unseen bits from their TV shows.

Operation Ouch! is also a multi BAFTA award-winning television show, which has run for eight series. Operation Ouch! Live on Stage is written by Chris and Xand van Tulleken and directed by Peter Adams.

The Lyric Theatre will also be home to the world premiere of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical which begins performances in October. Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical tickets are on sale now.

Operation Ouch! Live on Stage - Not for the Squeamish is at the Lyric Theatre from 4 December - 16 Jan. 2022.

Photo credit: Chris and Xand van Tulleken (Photo by Prudence Upton)

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