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Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts will be rededicated as Marian Anderson Hall, home of The Philadelphia Orchestra


Kimmel Campus Presents in association with Live Nation and Chambers Touring

Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny

Nov 11, 2023
7:00 PM

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One of the biggest-selling comedy acts in the world, Jimmy consistently performs stand-up to sell-out crowds across the globe. At the latest count he has taken tour shows to over forty different countries. Jimmy is a household name in UK television, well known for hosting Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats, 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 Ql and A League Of Their Own, has performed as part of The Royal Variety Performance three times, is a judge on hit BBC1 entertainment series I Can See Your Voice and the host of the brand-new Channel 4 gameshow I Literally Just Told You

Jimmy was the first UK comedian to sign a stand-up deal with Netflix in 2015, releasing three specials on the platform, Funny Business (2016), Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits (2017), and His Dark Materials (2021) which was Netflix's most watched stand-up comedy special in the UK that year. He has 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 as 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 UK act in that time. 

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. 


Age Restriction 16+

Miller Theater

(Formerly Merriam Theater)

250 S Broad St

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Run Time: 1 hour and 45 minutes with no intermission

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