Big Concerts and Live Nation in association with Chambers Touring presents Jimmy Carr Terribly Funny Tour

Nov 27, 2023

Monday, 27 November – Today, one of the biggest-selling global comedians, Jimmy Carr, announced two South Africa dates have been added to his Terribly Funny stand-up comedy tour.

The 2024 shows, which are powered by 947 and KFM 94.5, kicks off on Saturday 2 March in Pretoria at the SunBet Arena, Time Square, and wraps up on Sunday 3 March 2024 in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest.

The Discovery Bank pre-sale begins at 09h00 on Wednesday, 29 November from and will run until 08h59 on Friday, 1 December.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 09h00 on Friday, 1 December 2023 exclusively from

At the latest count, he has toured to over forty different countries. His last tour, Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits, sold over 480,000 tickets globally with his current show, Terribly Funny, exceeding that figure by the end of 2022. The tour continues into 2023 and 2024 with shows in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and now South Africa.


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 QI 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 brand-new Channel 4 gameshow I Literally Just Told You.

Jimmy is also a high-profile name in North America. He was the first UK comedian to sign a stand-up deal with streaming behemoth Netflix in 2015, releasing three specials on the platform, Funny Business (2016) Best Of Ultimate Gold Greatest Hits (2017), and His Dark Material (2021) which was Netflix’s most watched stand-up comedy special in the UK that year. He also presented and exec-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.

Before making the move to streaming, Jimmy was one of the bestselling acts in the comedy DVD market, his eight titles (Live, Stand-Up, Comedian, In Concert, Telling Jokes, Making People Laugh, Being Funny and Laughing & Joking) selling over 1.2 million copies between them. These shows are now all available on Jimmy’s YouTube channel, where he has accrued over 758,000 subscribers and 210 million views since launching in 2018.
Jimmy is also a published author.  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.

Important Notes:
Star of the UK’s most streamed Netflix comedy special of 2021, Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material.
Jimmy’s show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things.
Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love.
But they’re just jokes – they are not the terrible things.
Having political correctness at a comedy show is like having health and safety at a rodeo.
Now you’ve been warned, buy a ticket.
Not suitable for under 16s

Fans are strongly advised against purchasing tickets from Viagogo.
These tickets are unlawfully resold by deceitful sellers multiple times the face value and are not legitimate tickets.
Should you purchase these tickets you could be denied entry into the venue, and will not be entitled to a refund.

For complete tour and ticket information visit

Jimmy Carr “Terribly Funny” Tour
2 March 2024
SunBet Arena, Time Square, Pretoria
Tickets are only available from Ticketmaster ( from 09H00 Friday 1 December.

Cape Town
3 March 2024
Grand Arena, GrandWest, Cape Town
Tickets are only available from Ticketmaster ( from 09H00 Friday 1 December.