BINGE today announced its first original comedy special Jimmy Rees: Meanwhile In Australia, will premiere later this month
One of Australia’s funniest social media sensations, Jimmy Rees bringshis stage show and iconic skits to the screen in this hour-long comedy special.
The show fuses; stand-up, Jimmy’s iconic characters including The Guy Who Decides & Jason, The Brighton Ladies, Meanwhile In Australia and many others.
Jimmy, the former star of ABC For Kids’ Giggle & Hoot, has become a viral hit over recent years, with his videos and unique comedy providing much needed comic relief for many people. Now one of the most followed Australian social media personalities, his recent live tour, Meanwhile In Australia, grew from five shows to 34 sold-out national events, making it one the year’s biggest tours by an Australian comedian.
Jimmy Rees said: “Grab a drink, sit back and watch me try to remember where all my props are in my first live comedy show.
“Thrilled to bring Meanwhile In Australia live to a whole new audience on BINGE featuring Jason, the guy who decides the ladies of Brighton all the states and a cameo from a local magpie. PS shut up Tasmania ok I am going now bye.”
BINGE Executive Director, Alison Hurbert-Burns said: “We can’t wait to bring viewers more laughs with Jimmy Rees: Meanwhile In Australia – BINGE’s first original comedy special when it launches on 27 September. With 34 sold-out live shows around the country, Jimmy has taken Australia by storm and we can’t wait to provide more of his distinctive style of humour to Australian fans.
“The special will deliver plenty of entertainment as we see Jimmy bring to life his iconic characters that have entertained millions of people over the last few years.”
In addition to his comedy special, Jimmy is bringing to the page his iconic characters in his side-splittingly funny debut book for adult readers, The Guy Who Decides, available 27 September.
Jimmy Rees: Meanwhile In Australia will premiere on BINGE on 27 September.