We love our new Aussie pals but when it comes to British Banter & Irish Craic, they’ve got a lot to learn. Here at BBM we’re proud of our tongue in cheek, witty banter and when we want to be the first to bring you the latest news of comedians from the home visiting the land downunder.

Jimmy Carr – The best of, ultimate, gold, greatest hits, world tour 2018

One of the most prolific joke-tellers of recent times, Jimmy Carr announces a mammoth world tour like no other which will bring him back to Australia in January 2018!!
With an astonishingly vast repertoire and lightning-sharp delivery honed from fifteen years at the top, Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for the ultimate comedy show
A man who has devoted his life to crafting perfect jokes and has left a trail of laughter in his wake, Jimmy Carr’s new tour will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by, into one incredible, unparalleled night of entertainment.
Jimmy Carr has been on the stand-up scene for a decade and a half.  In that time, he’s performed 9 sell-out tours, playing more than 2,000 shows to over 2 million people across 4 continents.  He’s won the British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and been nominated for the Perrier Award.  Now all that experience is being put to good use – you can see all the greatest material from his extraordinary career in one show – this is the very best of Jimmy Carr.
‘The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits World Tour’ kicks off in January 2018 and Jimmy will be taking the show to more countries than ever before.

Tour Nationally from the 9th January to 4th March 2018

For more info and tickets visit: www.jimmycarr.com / www.abpresents.com.au

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MRS. BROWN’S BOYS  – 2018 AUSTRALIAN ARENA TOUR

Voted as the Best British Sitcom of the 21st century by the Radio Times in the UK, Mrs Brown’s Boys will make a triumphant return to Australia in 2018. The Multi Award Winning Mrs Brown’s Boys will perform live, their brand new show  FOR THE LOVE OF MRS. BROWN.  
FOR THE LOVE OF MRS BROWN is the latest production of the side-splitting series written by and starring Brendan O’Carroll.  This brand new hilarious show sees Agnes looking for love using D’Internet, Cathy thinks plastic surgery might be the answer to getting that ring on her finger, Dermot realises he may need to step it up with the romance to keep his marriage fresh, even grand dad has found love!!
Mrs Brown’s Boys success and achievements has been nothing short of incredible.  WIth awards and accolades including four National Television Awards, two TV Choice Awards, three Scottish BAFTAs,  three IFTA Awards, three TV Times Award, Royal Television Society Winner and a TV BAFTA for Best Situation Comedy to being a ratings smash around the world, Mrs Brown’s Boys live has also broken box office records across the UK and Ireland.   
Since the Browns left Australia in 2016 they have kept busy with a very special Live Broadcast in July 2016 celebrating 60 years of Comedy with the BBC, Christmas Specials, a UK and Ireland Sell Out Arena Tour and Agnes’ brand new TV Chat show, All Round to Mrs. Brown’s, which attracted huge ratings earlier this year in the UK and Ireland when it aired to a staggering 5 million viewers each Saturday night – the series airs on Channel 7 from 13th July 2017
For all Mrs Browns’ die hard fans, you are in for the biggest treat.  For those who haven’t experienced Mrs Brown’s Boys live, For the Love of Mrs. Brown it is not to be missed.

Touring Nationally from January 18 – February 24th 2018

For more info and tickets visit:  tickettek.com.au / www.mrsbrownsboys.com

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Comedy All Stars Gala featuring Greg Burns

If you like Comedy here is a show you will love it is tipped as one of the funniest Comedy Galas to hit Sydney this year featuring the hilarious Greg Burns from the UK as heard on Nova Radio Sydney and Melbourne and as seen on Just for Laughs, The Office Christmas Special, Have I Got News for You and The World Stands Up. Also starring Jackie Loeb back from the USA and winner of Best Stand Up Comedian at the Mo Awardsas seen on Last Comic Standing, Good News Week, Full Frontal, The Footy Show, Stand Up Australia and Backseat Driver.
The line up also includes Raw Comedy Finalists and favourites Lizzy Hoo and Billy D’Arcy joining them will be the very funny Simon Kennedy as MC as seen on The Project, The Morning Show and regular on Studio 10.
If you haven’t got your tickets best be quick not to miss this awesome fabulously funny night for this one night only!

Friday 10th November – Dee Why RSL

Book now (02) 9454 4000 or www.deewhyrsl.com.au

British Banter vs Irish Craic

Here’s some of favourite quotes from British & Irish Comedians
“I’ve been single for so long now, when somebody says to me, ‘Who are you with?’, I automatically say: ‘Vodafone.’” Miranda Hart
“I realised I was dyslexic when I went to a toga party dressed as a goat.” Jimmy Carr
“I remember what I was doing the first time I told someone I loved them. I was lying to get sex.” Jimmy Carr
“I’ve worked out what an ambiance is – it’s a night out without poor people.” Micky Flanagan
“My friend told me: ‘I spent a year surrounded by people with no hope and no future’.  I said: ‘Well we could’ve come straight into the Wetherspoons really couldn’t we’. Micky Flanagan
“What’s the difference between God and Bono? God doesn’t wander around Dublin thinking he’s Bono.” unkown
“I think there is one thing I’m genuinely racist about. If there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s the English accent on the sat-nav in the car.” Tommy Tiernan
This is the first time that Irish people go: ‘You’re going to England? Sure it’s full of terrorists. Come to Ireland. We’ve no terrorists. They’re all playwrights now.’ Dara O Briain
“I think the English are bipolar. ‘We’re the greatest, no we’re terrible’ – that’s a constant English struggle. Crime is down, there’s little poverty – yet it’s always the worst time to have lived here.” Dara O Briain