Jimmy Jones (comedian)

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Jimmy Jones (born 9 February 1938) is an English comedian, known for being outspoken.[1]

Jones attended a Catholic school and initially wanted to train to be a priest.[1] He grew up in Rainham, East London and currently lives in Upminster.[1]

Jones continues to tour as of 2015.[citation needed] He was the first stand-up comedian to release a video of his live shows and in the early 1980s had 3 videos in the UK top ten.[citation needed] Jones now[when?] has a dozen DVDs available.[citation needed] His autobiography, Now This is a Very True Story (ISBN 978-1843581963), was written by Garry Bushell.

Jones is currently celebrating his 51st year in show business and still performs throughout the year.[when?]


  1. ^ a b c "Comedy Legend Jimmy Jones coming to Lakeside and Circus Tavern". Thurrock Gazette. 7 November 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 

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