Jim Jefferies

Jim Jefferies

Date of birth: 14-02-1977
Born in Perth, Western Australia, Jim Jefferies trained as an opera singer before turning to stand-up. He has appeared in festivals across the world as well as TV stand-up shows. In 2007, he was punched on stage at the Manchester Comedy Store, and the video of the incident became a worldwide hit o the internet.

He supported Dennis Leary at the new York comedy festival the same year; and the following year landed a pilot sitcom with Paramount Comedy. He was nominated for best headliner in the 2008 Chortle awards.

He was born Jeffries but had to add an 'e' to hs surname to avoid confusion with an American performer of the same name.

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Extra UK dates for Jim Jefferies

Two more shows for 2018

Jim Jefferies has announced two extra dates to his brief 2018 UK tour.

The American-based Australian will now be playing London’s Hammersmith Apollo on January 24 and a Manchester O2 Apollo on January 25.

These are in addition to the five previously announced UK shows in his  Unusual Punishment Tour.

Jefferies, who cut his teeth on the UK circuit, has already toured this show in the US and last year released his fifth stand-up special in seven years, Freedumb. 

Tickets for the new shows go on sale at 10am today.

Here is his schedule.

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Published: 16 Oct 2017

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