As one of the most sought after speciality acts in the country, Jimmy will transform any venue or occasion into a truly memorable event.
Well known for his incredible vocal skills and excellent comedy and characterisation, Jimmy’s unique approach to the art of ventriloquism challenges the usual perception of this fascinating art.
Combining a wealth of talent with a truly professional standard of entertainment, Jimmy delivers a mesmerising act with material suitable for all audiences.
It is this that has brought him major success in television, corporate events, cabaret and after dinner speaking.
Back in the late 80’s Jim worked through the national heats of the ITV show New Faces, finally winning the Grand Final on ITV, beating a certain Joe Pasquale into second place!
From then on Jim has gone from strength to strength working with artists such as Joe Pasquale, Lenny Henry, Bill Bailey and Peter Kay together with clients such as British Airways, Ford and British Telecom and at venues such as the British Grand Prix, Number 10 Downing street and the Imperial Hotel Las Vegas. Cruise companies worldwide use the show including the QE2, Disney, Princess, P&O, Royal Caribbean and TV credits include BBC1s Weakest Link with his sidekick Lightening Les, Sky TV, Channel 4 and most recently ITV’s “When Britain First had Talent” with Joe Pasquale.
With a multitude of characters to suit everyone, Jim has hosted corporate events and sports dinners all over the United Kingdom, in a number of the countries finest golf, cricket and football clubs. With new characters joining the show regularly – a surfer and a blonde bombshell being the latest arrivals from the USA, Jimmy continues to stay at the top of his game with fresh ideas and a unique approach to ventriloquism.
Jimmy originates from Reading in Berkshire and now enjoys the Devon air where he lives with his wife and 5 children! Within the last few years Jimmy has developed a family show aimed at all ages as “Jungle Jim” going from strength to strength the show now tours theatres throughout the south west – check out the website for tickets and more info!
As a true professional, Jim recognises the need to adapt to each audience, venue and client. Wether it be a small room or club, to a large auditorium or festival Jim can tailor each show to suit them accordingly.