The Wiltern | Los Angeles, California
The year 2023 has been a fantastic year for comedy, but luckily, it’s not over yet! British stand-up comedian and acclaimed host and presenter Jimmy Carr, popularly known for his work with 8 out of 10 Cats, is crossing the seas and making his way to North America! This fall/winter season, the top-tier comedian will be traveling to the U.S. for a highly-anticipated tour! The outing will cover over 20 major cities, including a stop at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, California! Prepare to be offended and laugh your socks off simultaneously because Jimmy Carr will spare no one on his brand new stand-up show on Thursday, 7th December 2023! Carr is known for his excellent comedy – he’s been known to deliver clever quips and push plenty of boundaries! If you’re a fan of Carr’s deadpan bits and snarky one-liners, then you should definitely secure your tickets now!
Get ready, America, because England’s most notorious comedian is coming, and he will not be holding back! The acclaimed standup comic, host, presenter, actor, and writer will deliver his fresh material for his Terribly Funny Tour. He’s known for hosting numerous comedy panel shows, but he’s always the funniest one out of the bunch. Carr has had numerous amazing gigs. In 1997, he began working with Channel 4 and hosted several shows, such as Distraction, Your Face of Mine? and Big Fat Quiz of the Year. In 2005, he began working as the presenter for 8 Out of 10 Cats and The Friday Night Project. Being a seasoned comedian, he was later tapped to host A Comedy Roast, Comedy Central’s Roast of Rob Lowe, and Roast Battle. In 2018, Jimmy Carr scored the hosting gig for Netflix’s comedy panel show, The Fix, which is still ongoing until this day.
Apart from hosting TV shows, Jimmy Carr’s natural talent for being funny makes him one of the most revered stand-up comedians in the U.K. In 2004, he released his first comedy special. The show was filmed live at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre. Over the next few years, he dropped several follow-up comedy specials, including the highly-rated Being Funny and Laughing and Joking. In 2016, Carr signed a deal with Netflix and released three comedy specials, Funny Business, The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits, and his latest work, His Dark Material.
Carr’s 26-year career has earned him numerous accolades, including a Royal Television Society Award and a Rose D’Or Nomination for Best Presenter. His stand-up comedy career has also resulted in multiple awards, from Time Out Award, British Comedy Award, and five LAFTA Awards.
In addition to appearing in shows, Carr has extensively toured the globe. In 2003, he embarked on his first stand-up tour, Charm Offensive. He has moved on to completing ten global tours, including the critically-acclaimed Funny Business in 2014. In 2019, Carr launched his new tour, Terribly Funny, but it was halted due to the pandemic. In 2022, he resumed the tour and extended it until 2023, due to public demand.
You can catch Jimmy Carr at the Wiltern this December. Since 1931, the Wiltern has hosted some of Los Angeles’ most exciting events. Originally a movie theater, the Wiltern was converted into a prime entertainment theater and opened again in 1985 after an extensive renovation. Today, the venue boasts art-deco architecture and hosts a variety of events, from pop and rock concerts to ballet performances, Broadway shows, and stand-up comedy concerts.
Secure your tickets now to see Jimmy Carr at the Wiltern! This show is guaranteed not to disappoint!