Jimmy Carr(1972-), Comedian
Sitter in 1 portrait
Carr moved from a career in marketing to stand-up comedy in 2000 gaining recognition for his deadpan delivery and dark humour and receiving a Perrier nomination for his first solo show Bare Faced Ambition (2002). He has written for television and appeared as a host of Distraction (2003), 8 Out of 10 Cats (since 2005) and current affairs programme 10 O'Clock Live (since 2011). Despite his busy television schedule, Carr continues to tour, winning a 2006 British Comedy Award for Gag Reflex.
Listen to a series of podcasts exploring the lives of pioneering women, past and present.
William Eggleston was closely associated with the alternative music scene in Memphis. Revisit our 2016 exhibition and listen to a special playlist.
Links to audio and transcripts of interviews with artists, sitters and historic recordings.