Jimmy Carr

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Bad jokes? They're outright evil from this anti-comedian
Neil Hamburger is a loser, insulting B-list celebs for our amusement, yet he can be less offensive – and funnier – than certain comedy superstars

Brian Logan

21, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Jimmy Carr review – a relentless wallow in grubbiness
Despite occasional glimmers of subversive wit, Carr continues to rely on dubious jokes about dwarves, fat women and FGM

Brian Logan

16, Jun, 2019 @12:16 PM

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Comedians pay tribute to Ian Cognito after standup dies on stage
Jimmy Carr and Katy Brand among those to pay public respect to ‘fearless’ comic who fell suddenly ill during Bicester gig

Chris Wiegand

12, Apr, 2019 @2:16 PM

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Friday’s best TV: The Big Fat Quiz of Everything; Billy Connolly: Made in Scotland
Jimmy Carr is back with celeb-packed trivia teasers. Plus! The second part of the Big Yin’s return to Glasgow

Mike Bradley, Paul Howlett, Jack Seale, David Stubbs, Jonathan Wright

04, Jan, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Jimmy Carr criticised for saying New Zealand city needs earthquake to look better
Comedian branded insensitive for tweet that Dunedin, the country’s oldest city, would benefit from a rebuild

Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

23, Jan, 2018 @12:11 AM

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Jim Carrey doesn’t exist – at least that’s what he told me
The star of Ace Ventura and The Mask is the reason I got into comedy. Meeting him was a dream come true ... until things got existential

Seann Walsh

26, Sep, 2017 @5:04 PM

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Jimmy Carr's 'greatest hits': 15 years of thuggish jokes and tawdry stereotypes
In a long-running tour, the supercilious standup brings back old gags, leaving a bad smell – and a loveless worldview – in his wake

Brian Logan

22, Jun, 2017 @2:07 PM

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Your Face Or Mine: a dating show that's rotten to the core
Jimmy Carr and Katherine Ryan’s revived gameshow could easily be mistaken for an episode of Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror

Fiona Sturges

20, May, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Boxing Day's best TV – Revolting Rhymes; The Witness for the Prosecution
Roald Dahl’s subversive fairytales are brought to life in animated films, while Kim Cattrall and Toby Jones star in this year’s sparkling Agatha Christie adaptation

Jack Seale, Jonathan Wright, David Stubbs, Mark Gibbings-Jones, Hannah Verdier, Andrew Mueller, John Robinson and Paul Howlett

26, Dec, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Joke's over: how the TV panel show fell from grace
Its edgy back-and-forth once dominated our screens, but now the format is suffering a severe ratings dip. Why has this comedy staple lost its lustre?

Rachel Aroesti

29, Nov, 2016 @9:00 AM

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The Comedian's Comedian: the podcast that gets inside funny people's heads
Part podcast, part therapy session, The Comedian’s Comedian offers a peek into the inner life of funny people. Meet its creator, Stuart Goldsmith

Rachel Aroesti

06, Sep, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Payback for good: Take That and the other penitent tax avoiders
Members of the band have coughed up money that had been held in a tax shelter. They’re not the only celebs to have recently reimbursed HMRC

Simon Usborne

13, Jun, 2016 @3:41 PM

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