Catch Your Breath : The Secret Life of a Sleepless Anaesthetist

by Ed Patrick


Date: Monday 11th July, 2022
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm


The new memoir from comedian Ed Patrick is one to look out for!


Catch Your Breath follows his work as an anaesthetist, navigating his way through emergencies, patients not breathing for themselves and living with a terrifying sense of responsibility. It’s enough to leave anyone feeling numb.But don’t worry, there’s plenty of laughing gas to be had.


We are delighted to welcome Ed Patrick as he discusses the thoughts and developments of his book.

Dr Ed Patrick is an anaesthetist and a comedian. He has performed across the UK, including at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and hosts the “Comedians’ Surgery” podcast where he speaks to guests including Joe Lycett, Rose Matafeo and Reginald D Hunter about their health stories and experiences.He also created and presented “Infectious Personalities” broadcasted on BBC Radio 2 where his guests include Charlie Brooker and Sindhu Vee. Ed has written and performed on BBC Radio 4, for shows “Now Wash Your Hands” and “Newsjack”, and he has also written for the Guardian about the intersection between medicine and comedy.

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