Jimmy is a great entertainer and humourist. He is known for his deadpan delivery, dark humour and sometimes his use of one-liners. He is also a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television. After becoming established as a stand-up comedian, Jimmy began to appear in a number of Channel 4 television shows, most notably as the host of the panel show 8 out of 10 Cats. In Ireland he is known for appearances on The Panel and The Late Late Show.
Jimmy Carr has hosted Channel 4 game shows Distraction and Your Face or Mine? And presented the 100s series of programmes for Channel 4 and a series of Commercial Breakdown.
He presents the Big Fat Quiz of the Year on Channel 4 and currently hosts the quiz show 8 out of 10 Cats.
In 2010, he hosted Channel 4’s A Comedy Roast and was a co-host of Channel 4’s Alternative Election Night. He also co-hosted 10 O’Clock Live.
Jimmy is also a writer, with writing credits including Bo’ Selecta! (C4), Meet Ricky Gervais (C4) and material for Lily Savage and Frank Skinner.
He has appeared on Have I Got News For You twice, Never Mind The Buzzcocks twice, and multiple times on QI.
In the United States, he hosted a U.S. version of Distraction for Comedy Central and appeared on Late Night with Conan O’Brien twice and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno three times.
Jimmy Carr does stand-up tours continuously over the course of the year.