Jimmy Carr is a long time Just For Laughs festival favorite and an award-winning comedian, writer, and television host. Among the most-respected and best-loved comedians working in Britain today, Carr is one of the biggest selling live acts in UK comedy, consistently performing to sell-out crowds across the country and around the world.
His last tour, Funny Business, saw him perform to over 300,000 people and featured dates at some of the most iconic venues in the UK and across the world. Jimmy is currently taking his Best Of, Ultimate Gold, Greatest Hits Tour around the world. His television credits include 20 seasons as host of panel show 8 Out Of 10 Cats, over 10 years as host of Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz Of The Year and three appearances on The Royal Variety Performance.
Carr has eight live DVD releases to his name: Live, Stand Up, Comedian, In Concert, Telling Jokes, Making People Laugh, Being Funny and Laughing & Joking. He has sold over 1.2 million copies to date. In 2015, he signed a stand-up special deal with US streaming behemoth Netflix, the first UK comedian to do so, it was released in March 2016.