Jimmy Carr's back on the road with a brand-new stage show -- "Gagging Order". Expect plenty of bare-knuckle gags as he brings his quick-fire wit to the Brixton Academy.
Jimmy Carr is known for his bare knuckle jokes and deadpan delivery. His stand-up comedy is built hundreds of one-liners that draw gasps and laughs in equal measure. Carr is currently one of the biggest comics in Britain but if you're easily offended, steer clear!
The O2 Academy Brixton is one of London’s leading rock/pop and comedy venues, attracting some of the biggest names around. It holds about 3,700 people downstairs (standing up), and another thousand sitting in the circle. For some shows they can convert it into an all-seater venue.
Guest – “Dreadfulimpossible to understand what he was saying with so much feed back , dont think his personal mike was even on - he was told so after half an hour by the audience that that side of the auditorium could not hear - very… more”
Guest – “I couldn't agree more....in addition to the old school 80's 'dirty humour' and lack of imaginative content, his stage presence was extremely poor. He conducted a section where he sat down and showed drawings on a screen as th… more”
If you like this, here are some more comedy gigs at O2 Academy Brixton…
Russell Brand at O2 Academy Brixton – 9th March 2014 Russell Brand is back on stage with his brand new show — “Messiah Complex”. A ‘Messiah Complex’ is a mental disorder where the sufferer thinks they might be God. Did Jesus have it? What about Che Guevara, Gandhi and Hitler? All great people are flawed, and for every historical icon there is an anonymous mob of nobodies doing all the admin and heavy lifting.
And here are some other events at O2 Academy Brixton…
Basement Jaxx, at the Brixton Academy – 6th to 7th December 2013 The godfathers of UK house, Basement Jaxx, are back on tour after a 2-year hiatus. Catch them when they play two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton.
Primal Scream, at the Brixton Academy – 11th December 2013 It’s been more than 20 years since Primal Scream released their mind-blowing debut album “Screamadelica”, and they’re still going strong with their latest LP “More Light” and a fantastic set at this year’s Glastonbury.
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