AWARD-winning comedian Jimmy Carr is returning to St Helens as part of his new UK tour.

The Best Of, Ultimate Gold, Greatest Hits Tour will be coming to the Theatre Royal next Thursday, December 7.

There are limited tickets left for his two shows at the theatre, which start at 7pm and 10pm.

Theatre manager Chantelle Nolan said: “It is great to welcome back Jimmy Carr to St Helens Theatre Royal.

“He is such a huge name on the comedy scene and he always puts on a fantastic show.

“The audiences at St Helens always go crazy for him and it promises to be a great night’s entertainment.”

Jimmy is one of Britain’s most respected and loved comedians.

His previous tour, Funny Business, saw him perform to more than 300,000 people.

Jimmy also tours internationally, performing in places such as Australia, America and throughout Europe.

He has eight live DVD releases to his name – Live, Stand Up, Comedian, In Concert, Telling Jokes, Making People Laugh, Being Funny and Laughing and Joking.

More than 1.2 million copies of the DVDs have been sold.

In 2015 Jimmy signed a stand-up special deal with streaming behemoth Netflix, the first UK comedian to do so.

Jimmy’s Netflix special Funny Business was released in March 2016.

Guaranteed to be hilarious and riotous, the show at the Theatre Royal is not suitable for people under 16 years old. and by calling 01744 756000.