THE jokes will be flying thick and fast when top gagmeister Jimmy Carr brings his stand-up show to Clacton on Sunday night.***OCT16***

The TV comedian is promising a selection of his very best jokes along with brand new material for what's being billed as the ultimate best-of comedy show.

He's become a household name after a decade and a half on the stand-up scene, with nine sell-out tours under his belt.

Jimmy's career has seen him play almost 2,000 shows to more than two million adoring fans across four continents.

He has won the British Comedy Award for ‘Best Live Stand-Up Tour’ and been nominated for the Perrier Award.

TV credits include 18 series as host of panel show 8 Out Of 10 Cats, more than ten years as host of Channel 4’s Big Fat Quiz of the Year and three appearances on the Royal Variety Performance.

He has regularly appeared on shows such as QI and A League Of Their Own, was one of the stars of Channel 4’s 10 O’Clock Live and has guested on chat shows hosted by Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton and Alan Carr.

Jimmy has also sold 1.2million DVDs and became the first UK comedian to sign a stand-up special deal with Netflix.

The comedy hero's new tour will distil everything audience love to laugh at and be shocked by into an unparalleled night of masterclass entertainment and leave a trail of laughter in his wake.

He is at the Princes Theatre this Sunday at 8pm.***OCT16*** Tickets are £27.50 from the box office on 01255 686633.