Jimmy Carr brings his ‘Terribly Funny’ tour to Australia in 2023

Jimmy Carr brings his ‘Terribly Funny’ tour to Australia in 2023

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Renowned comedian Jimmy Carr is returning to Australia for a national tour in February 2023.

British-Irish comedian Jimmy Carr is heading to Australia on his postponed world tour. A comedian at the top of his game with no signs of slowing down, Jimmy Carr’s 20 year career is built on his subversive wit and quick witted crowd work. Known for his uncompromising and unflinching observational comedy as well as his controversial one-liners; the comedian, presenter, writer and actor is bringing all-new material down under for his Terribly Funny tour. He’ll be appearing in Victoria in 2023 for four shows – in Melbourne on February 17, Ballarat on February 22, Bendigo on February 23 and Geelong on March 6.

What you need to know

  • Renowned comedian Jimmy Carr is coming to Australia
  • He’s bringing brand new material on the road with his Terribly Funny tour
  • He’s performing in Melbourne on February 17, Ballarat on February 22, Bendigo on February 23 and Geelong on March 6

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Beginning his comedy career in 2000 at the age of 28, he performs stand-up tours consistently over the course of the year, taking only five weeks off between tours. Always several steps ahead of anyone who accepts his invitation to heckle, Jimmy Carr is known for his quick wit and impeccable crowd work. With a devoted fan following, he’s taking his tour all across Australia for four months of world-class comedy. Warning audiences that Terribly Funny “contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things”, it’s a show that promises to be as uncompromising in its raunchiness.

“Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo. Now you’ve been warned, enjoy the laughs.”

Jimmy Carr has been a comedian for over a decade and a half.  He’s performed 10 sell-out tours, playing over 2500 shows to more than 2.5 million people.  He’s won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-Up Tour, and been nominated for the Perrier Award.  His most recent stand-up comedy special was the most streamed on Netflix in the UK in 2021.


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Jimmy Carr 2023 Australia Dates

  • Melbourne Hamer Hall, February 17
  • Ballarat Civic Hall, February 22
  • Bendigo Ulumbarra Theatre, February 23
  • Newcastle Entertainment Centre, February 24
  • Sydney State Theatre, February 25
  • Wollongong Win Entertainment Centre, March 4
  • Geelong Costa Hall, March 5
  • Canberra Theatre, March 6
  • Mandurah Performing Arts Centre, March 9
  • Perth Riverside Theatre, March 10
  • Hobart West Point Entertainment Centre, April 18
  • Launceston Princess Theatre, April 19
  • Adelaide Thebarton Theatre, April 20
  • Brisbane QPAC Concert Hall, April 23
  • Caloundra The Events Centre, April 27
  • Toowoomba Empire Theatre, April 28
  • Townsville Convention Centre, April 29
  • Cairns Performing Arts Centre, April 30
  • Darwin Entertainment Centre, May 2
  • Cold Coast HOTA, May 4

His television credits include over 20 series as host of panel show 8 Out Of 10 Cats, 18 series of spin-off 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and 10 years presenting Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz Of The Year.  He has also hosted three series of Roast Battle on Comedy Central UK and recorded his own Netflix panel show, The Fix, in 2019. He’s also a regular guest and interviewer on the BBC Radio 4 show Loose Ends.

Tickets go on sale Monday June 27 at 9am. You can get tickets to Jimmy Carr’s Terribly Funny tour when they go live by heading here.