Jasper Carrott is a comedy veteran with a five-decade career behind him. He was born in Birmingham, England and began his career in his hometown at the Boggery Folk Club. Since then he has starred in various British television shows and comedy specials and has been the recipient of several esteemed comedy awards. As he is a household name in Britain, Carrott also hosted a few game shows. He has become a popular television personality and host over the years. Jasper's humor is characterized by both daring and whimsy. He feels that "[I]aughter is the best medicine - unless you're diabetic, then insulin comes pretty high on the list."