Jimmy Carr is a writer, actor and presenter of radio and television, best known from appearing in a number of Channel 4 television shows, most notably as the host of the panel show 8 out of 10 Cats. He will join the China Exchange audience for 60 Minutes with, hosted by Sir David Tang.
Recently, Jimmy has been recording a podcast, entitled The Writers’ Room, where each week a group of prominent writers and comedians gather in a top-secret location to write jokes and discuss what’s been happening in the world. The podcasts shot straight to the top of the iTunes download chart. He was the first major comedian to perform within the online world of Second Life, thus gaining a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first comedian to put on a gig in cyberspace.
Jimmy is set to revive the decade-old E4 game show, Your Face or Mine in which a couple had to choose the most attractive person based on their pictures in spring 2017.
This event is part of the Prudential Series of talks by exceptional people with extraordinary lives.