Meet The Crew Guest Entertainer Jimmy Cricket

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Meet The Crew Guest Entertainer Jimmy Cricket

Today we are delighted to bring you another article that is part of our popular "Meet the Crew" series. Meet Comedy Guest Entertainer Jimmy Cricket!

Jimmy Cricket is an Irish Comedian known for his Irish-logic comedy and wearing a funny hat and his wellington boots on the wrong feet!

  • Name: Jimmy Cricket
  • Position On board: Comedy Guest Entertainer
  • Where are you from? Ireland
  • Brief career history: I started my career working through various Holiday Camps (Butlins and Pontins to name a few) and then this was followed by working men’s clubs. I was then fortunate enough to get a break on the national television talent show "Search for a Star".
  • When/how did you get into entertainment: I started off in Belfast doing a mime act.
  • Which luxury cruise lines have you been a guest entertainer on? P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.
  • What do you like best about working on ships? The food!
  • How do you like to spend your days on board? I like to sit on deck and read.
  • Funniest thing that has happened to you on board? There was a small fire in one of the kitchens and the captain came over the tannoy during one of my performances!
  • Most embarrassing thing that has happened on board? Forgetting to bring the musicians back at the end of my performance, so there was no one to play me off stage.
  • Favourite port of call and why? Copenhagen - it is enchanting.
  • What would you do if you were not in the entertainment business? I would be a salesman.
  • How long are your contracts on the ships? Quite short.
  • What item would you not travel without? My Wellington Boots.

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