Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
One of the biggest-selling comedy acts in the world, Jimmy Carr consistently performs stand-up to sold-out crowds across the globe. At the latest count, he has taken tour shows to over 40 different countries. His last tour, “Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits,” sold more than 480,000 tickets globally with the current show, “Terribly Funny,” exceeding that figure by the end of 2022.
Carr is a household name in U.K. television, well known for hosting Channel 4’s “8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown” and “Big Fat Quiz of The Year.” In addition to presenting Comedy Central’s “Roast Battle UK” and “Your Face or Mine.” He is a regular on all the top panel shows, including “QI” and “A League of Their Own,” has performed as part of “The Royal Variety Performance” three times, is a judge on the hit BBC1 entertainment series “I Can See Your Voice” and the host of brand-new Channel 4 gameshow “I Literally Just Told You.”
Carr is also a high-profile name in North America. He was the first U.K. comedian to sign a stand-up deal with streaming behemoth Netflix in 2015, releasing three specials on the platform, “Funny Business,” (2016) “Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits” (2017) and “His Dark Material” (2021), which was Netflix’s most-watched stand-up comedy special in the U.K. that year. He also presented and executive produced an original panel show format for Netflix, “The Fix” and has been a guest multiple times on US staples such “The Tonight Show,” “The Late, Late Show” and “Late Night With Conan O’Brien.” He has performed at the “Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival” since 2003 with more appearances than any other U.K. act in that time.
Carr is also a published author. He co-wrote “The Naked Jape: Uncovering the Hidden World of Jokes” in 2007 and his highly anticipated memoir “Before & Laughter” was released in September 2021, making The Sunday Times Bestsellers list.