"HE HAD THE CROWD IN THE PALM OF HIS HAND. IT'S A TIGHT HOUR OF BRILLIANT ANECDOTES AND BREATHTAKING CRUDITY, DELIVERED WITH SUCH LIKEABLE BLOKISHNESS, YOU WOULD HAVE TO BE VERY DETERMINED NOT TO HAVE A GOOD TIME" - CHORTLE 13/08/06
Australian born Jim Jeffries is a headline performer in countries such as Canada, Asia, South Africa, Europe and the UK.
"THE AUSTRALIAN DOESN'T CARE WHO HE OFFENDS, BADGERING THOSE WHO RESIST UNTIL THEY CAPITULATE AND JOIN IN THE LAUGHTER, HARD HITTING AND EXPERTLY DELIVERED" THE HERALD 24/08/06
Regarded as one of the fastest rising stars in the comedy world, his brash confrontational style has made him one of the most sought after comics on the world stage.
"JEFFRIES DOESN'T CARE ABOUT OFFENDING THE THIN-SKINNED WITH HIS BRUTALLY HONEST OBSERVATIONS. HE HAD US ON THE EDGE OF OUR SEATS"
- THE LIST 10/08/06
Jim gets away with jokes that most comedians wouldn't touch due to his ability to both charm and offend the crowd through equal measures.
"VERY FUNNY. HE HAS A GIFT FOR BEING EXTREMELY OFFENSIVE AND GETTING AWAY WITH IT. IN FACT, IF YOU ARE EASILY OFFENDED THIS MIGHT BE ONE TO AVOID, IF YOU DON'T TAKE YOURSELF TO SERIOUSLY, GO ALONG AND MARVEL AT HOW JEFFRIES GETS AWAY WITH IT." - SKINNYFEST 22/08/06
In 2005 Jim wowed audiences at The Montreal 'Just for Laugh's' Festival where he was performing in the highly acclaimed 'Nasty Show'. Jim garnered one of the biggest press articles at the festival and was also moved above 2 of America's cult as neither could follow Jim's storming performances.
"LIKE ALL THE GREATS, HE IS ABLE TO TURN FILTH INTO AN ARTFORM" MONTREAL GAZETTE 17/07/05
In 2006 Jim made his return to the Edinburgh Festival with his solo show titled 'The Second Coming' which not only received seven 4 star reviews and numerous other press articles about his show. It sold out the whole run and he also managed to wind up Christian Voice as well. Hoorah!
"SICK AND REPELLENT" STEVEN GREEN CHRISTIAN VOICE 16/08/06
"HARD HITTING, UNRELENTING GAGS. CHRISTIAN VOICE CERTAINLY KNOW A FIND COMEDIAN WHEN THEY PERSECUTE HIM." - THE SCOTSMAN 17/08/06
Its not all about filth though with Jim he is in demand for TV and panel TV shows and you can catch Jim on 'Comedy Cuts' ITV2 'Heaven & Earth' BBC1, If.ComEddies 'ITV2, 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' BBC2 , 'The History of Offensive Humour' Channel 4 'Comedy Blue' Paramount, and even performing a 'clean' set on 'The World Stands Up' and 'Edinburgh and Beyond' for the Paramount Comedy Channel
TV Appearances to date:
Never Mind the Buzzcocks - 2004 & 2006 (BBC)
The Comedy Store - 2005 & 2006 (Paramount & CH5)
The World Stands Up - 2006 (Paramount)
Flipside TV - 2005 (Paramount)
Last Chancers - 2004 (CH4)
Comedy Cuts - 2006 (ITV2)
Comedy Blue - 2006 (Paramount)
+ Numerous others in the pipeline
Festivals to date:
Montreal Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs - 2005
Edinburgh Comedy Festival - 2002, 2004 & 2006
The South African Comedy Festival - 2005
Leeds & Reading Festivals 2004, 2005 & 2006
Glastonbury Festival 2004 & 2005
Latitude Festival 2006
"EXCELLENT. JIM JEFFRIES GRABS ATTENTION. ONE OF THE FUNNIEST TO CATCH YOUR ATTENTION. AN HOUR OF BRACING FUNNIES FROM A PLANET ENTIRELY FREE OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS"
- METRO 07/08/06
"JEFFRIES IS ALMOST GUARENTEED TO SELL-OUT EVERY NIGHT OF THIS FRINGE FESTIVAL. GUILLOTINE-SHARP WIT. THE AUDIENCE WERE STILL FOAMING AT THE MOUTH FOR MORE"
- THREE WEEKS 10/08/06
"OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD THERE IS NO-ONE LESS PC, BUT DOES THIS HINDER HIS PERFORMANCE? THE ANSWER IS A RESOUNDING NO! HIS MATERIAL IS WIDE AND VARIED AND FLOWS SEAMLESSLY FROM ONE TOPIC TO ANOTHER, AND NOTHING I MEAN NOTHING IS TABOO. WELL WORTH CHECKING OUT"
- ONE4REVIEW 08/08/06
"HIS MOST MORALLY BANKRUPT SHOW TO DATE"
THE INDEPENDENT 17/08/06
"RIOUTOUSLY FUNNY. TIRADES INCREASINGLY HILARIOUS AS HE WITHOULDS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING, FOR ALL OUT LAUGHS AT ANY EXPENSE, JEFFRIES SHOW HAS TO COME HIGHLY RECOMMENDED."
- CHORTLE 20/08/04
"GENUINELY FUNNY ANECDOTES. JEFFRIES CLEARLY HAS NO SHAME. HE HAPPILY TELLS STORIES MOST OF US WOULD BE TO EMBARRASSED TO REMEMBER"
- FEST 12/08/04
"THIS SHOW IS SO WRONG, BUT SO DAMN RIGHT. JEFFRIES PROVES THAT IT THE TABOO THAT'S THE FUNNIEST - I HAVEN'T LAUGHED SO HARD DURING ANY OTHER FRINGE SHOW"
- THREE WEEKS 15/08/04