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News: Terribly Funny Tour For Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr has announced a new tour for 2019/2020.

His 'Terribly Funny' tour will start on May 1 at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley and it currently finishes on December 4, 2020 at the Olympia in Dublin.

Tickets on sale here.


News: Your Face Or Mine To Return For Third & Fourth Series

Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan are to return to Comedy Central UK for two brand new series of hit gameshow Your Face or Mine, challenging more loved-up couples for a chance to win thousands of pounds. In addition to the audiences’ favourite rounds, the two new series will also feature brand new rounds designed to ramp up the awkwardness even more.

Preview: Start Date Of New Series Of Your Face Or Mine

The second series of Your Face or Mine starts on Wednesday 4th October at 8pm on Comedy Central UK with Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan returning to challenge more loved-up couples for a chance to win thousands of pounds.

News: Transmission Date For Your Face Or Mine Revival

A date has been confirmed for the broadcast of the new series of dating show Your Face Or Mine.

Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan will be hosting the new version of the old show and it will start on Comedy Central on May 17 at 8pm.

Carr presented the original version on E4 and Channel 4 from 2002.

News: Katherine Ryan To Join Jimmy Carr As Dating Show Co-Host

Katherine Ryan is to join Jimmy Carr as the co-host for the revival of dating show Your Face Or Mine, being made by Comedy Central.

The 22 episodes of the show have been commissioned by Louise Holmes, VP of Programming, Comedy Central UK and will be Executive Produced by Leon Wilson and Ed Sleeman for Talkback. The series will be filmed in front of a live audience in early 2017. 

News: Dating Show Your Face Or Mine Returns for The Tinder Era

Comedy Central UK has commissioned two new series of noughties gameshow Your Face or Mine, the cult couples-based comedy format in which your face can win you cash. 

Jimmy Carr, who presented the original version on E4 and Channel 4 from 2002, is confirmed to return as host.


News: Jimmy Carr To Host Horizon Special

Jimmy Carr is to host a special edition of Horizon exploring the science of laughter and comedy.

Carr and guests will try to discover what laughter is, why we love doing it so much and why we associate laughter with being amused.

Carr has written about the subject in the past. He is the co-author of The Naked Jape: Uncovering the Hidden World of Jokes, which was published in 2006.


Opinion: Did Jimmy Carr Go Too Far?

So a gathering of members of the music industry, a business famous for its bad behaviour, felt that a comedian went too far? Apparently so, according to reports of the response to Jimmy Carr’s jokes about Oscar Pistorius and Reeva Steenkamp at the Q Awards on Wednesday.


TV Review: Sunday Night At The Palladium, ITV1

It’s been interesting to see the way that comedians from the live circuit have recently dipped their toes into mainstream TV waters. Sara Pascoe, Joe Wilkinson and Joe Lycett are among the acts to have succumbed to the lure of the revived Celebrity Squares and then there is that ITV1 attempt at reanimating an even older corpse, Sunday Night at the Palladium.

Opinion: Could A Comedians' Union Ever Work?

There has been talk recently about forming a comedians' union. Small clubs have been closing, others are cutting their pay rates and others have been slow to pay up, making it harder and harder for the grafting comedian to earn decent wage. There must be something attractive about stand-up though, because enough people still insist having a bash at it.


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