Jimmy was recently a guest on the current series of Parkinson (BBC1) and Bafta Tribute to Bob Monkhouse (BBC1). And, as the face of comedy on Channel 4, after the successes of Your Face Or Mine and the first series of the prime-time gameshow Distraction, he is currently presenting the second series of Distraction, which started on Channel 4 on 16th April 2004. Jimmy was a recent guest presenter on Have I Got News For You (BBC2), appeared for the second time on Never Mind The Buzzcocks (BBC2) and QI (BBC2), alongside several presenting roles on Channel 4 shows such as 100 Worst Pop Records, 100 Worst Britons and 100 Scary Moments. 2004 was a remarkably successful year for Jimmy’s live work. In 2003 he sold out an entire month’s performances of his Edinburgh Festival show Charm Offensive by the second day of the festival, and received 5 reviews from four major newspapers. In 2004 he performed sold out solo shows at Dublin’s Vicar Street, the Leicester Comedy Festival, can also soon be seen at the Glasgow Festival, Kilkenny Festival and the Galway Festival along with appearances at The Bloomsbury Theatre where he filmed his first live DVD (now available to buy).
Performances on Saturday 23rd July and Sunday 24th July are to be filmed for Jimmy’s next DVD.