A True Comedy Master and MC
Jimeoin is acclaimed as one of the hottest stand-up comics of this generation – a true comedy master. A prolific writer with an exceptional audience rapport, he is known and loved for his brilliantly funny wit and charming observations on the absurdities of every-day life.
Melbourne based, Jimeoin is an hilarious, highly polished MC. As a stand up comic he will have your audience in rolling in the aisles.
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Jimeoin’s is a regular at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and his comedic tours of Australia attract sell-out advance bookings, often with extra shows added due to demand. He was the first comedian to tour totally “over the top” of the country, playing a mix of hotels, theatres, swimming pools, cattle ranches and anywhere that looked a bit interesting. This was filmed for a TV series on BBC North Ireland called Jimeoin Down Under.
Equally successful internationally, Jimeoin has toured to great acclaim from New York to New Zealand, Aspen to Amsterdam, the Middle East to the Far East. He has also performed around Europe and the UK, enjoying several massive seasons at the Edinburgh Fringe, and in London’s West End,. He is a regular invitee to the mecca of comedy, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival.
Never a man to sit still in his career for long, Jimeon is forever doing gigs, trying new things and, basically, just having a laugh. A familiar face on Australian television, Jimeoin has appeared on all the nation’s top variety and comedy programs including GMA, Rove (live), The Panel, Thank God You’re Here, Full Frontal, Bligh, The Midday Show, Tonight Live, Good News Week, Spicks and Specks and Talkin about Your Generation. The three series of his own hit show Jimeoin (Seven Network) consistently won the ratings. Jimeoin has also made regular guest appearances on top-rating overseas television programs including Des O’Connor in the UK and Late Night with Conan O’Brien in the US (with a viewing audience of over 13 million).
His super successful DVDs include Jimeoin And Bob’s Cooking Show, All Over The Shop, Third Drawer Down, Over the Top, Jimeoin On Ice, Something Smells Funny and What?! His best selling CDs include Goin Off, The Craic, and Forklift Truck. In The Craic’s opening weekend it was the second highest grossing box office movie in Australian¬ produced film history and it went on to have hugely successful video releases throughout western speaking countries. In his native Ireland, it was second only to The Matrix.
A talented MC and host, Jimeoin has hosted events including the NZ Musical Comedy Awards, the prestigious Royal Variety Performance, Live at the Apollo, the Royal Gala Performance, and Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow. In 2014 he hosted the World Cup Soccer Show (The Full Brazilian) on SBS.
A keen fisherman and golfer, constant touring enables Jimeoin to check out and experience new outdoor adventures.
As sharp as they come, laser-accurate with his observational comedy… Each punchline is beautifully underlined with a subtly arched eyebrow. In an age of warped wit, he is disconcertingly inoffensive.