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Back in 2017 with a new show bound to charm our Comedy Festival audiences

Jimmy McGhie is a highly regarded stand-up comedian, host, warm-up artist, who performs on the UK and International comedy circuits to great acclaim and was nominated for Chortle Best Compere in 2011.

Jimmy is a regular at the top clubs in the UK including The Comedy Store, The Glee Clubs, Highlights, Jongleurs and Komedia Theatres. He can be seen on Series 3 of BBC Three’s Live at the Electric and has appeared on Russell Howard’s Good News, as well as co-presenting the Dave Gorman Radio Show on Absolute Radio. He has also supported Chris Addison and Simon Bird on tour.

Jimmy regards himself as a Festival Comedian, performing extensively around the globe: Australia, Mumbai, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok, and all over Europe. 

A familiar face in Australia having performing at the Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals for several years and where he was previously nominated for Best International Act. 

Jimmy was a highlight at The Classic during the 2016 Comedy Festival, we loved him so much we invited him back for 2017!


 “Jimmy’s storytelling is funny, candid, confident and involving
Time Out

“… his best is extraordinarily good.”
The Scotsman


Watch Jimmy McGhie at Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala
Watch Jimmy McGhie on Russell Howard's Good News


Like Jimmy on Facebook: Jimmy McGhie Comedian
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Best Compere - 2011 Chortle Awards