Hi Zoe! Aww, thank you so much for the kind words, we’re glad you like our blog! Unfortunately Chris has returned to Australia but hopefully he’ll return to the UK again soon! He knows he has many British fans so hopefully the next time he visits, he’ll be able to hold a fan event to give more people the chance to meet him. We’ll definitely let everyone know if there are any plans for a fan event. :)
US & Canadian fans: JA’MIE: PRIVATE SCHOOL GIRL- Available August 5, 2014 on DVD & Digital HD!
Could well be [Lilley’s] crowning triumph” - Washington Post
New York, N.Y., May 7, 2014 - Coming this summer from HBO Home Entertainment® is a DVD release that is “so frickin’ quiche” it might just win the Hillford Medal. In Chris Lilley’s hilarious Summer Heights High, Ja’mie King (one of many characters played by Lilley himself) was a private school princess slumming it at a lowly public school. But in Ja’mie: Private School Girl, available to own on DVD ($29.98) and Digital HD August 5, 2014, Lilley zooms in the lens on one of his most beloved and bitchy characters as she plays out her final days as the most popular girl at the prestigious Hillford Girls Grammar school. The irreverently funny and endlessly quotable series set is loaded with “Ja’miezing” bonus content, including a hysterical blooper reel, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the series, and hilarious deleted scenes from all six episodes.
From the creator, writer and star of Summer Heights High and HBO’s Angry Boys® comes the continuing story of Ja’mie King, a conniving Year 12 student at Hillford Girls Grammar, a tony private school in Sydney, Australia. Ja’mie, the self-promoting “queen bee” returns from an exchange semester at public school Summer Heights High for her last three months at Hillford, where she’s the unchallenged diva among the school’s most popular girls. Ja’mie turns her attention to conquering the opposite sex, enrolled nearby at Kelton Boys Grammar. She soon finds herself in a love triangle with dreamy jock Mitchell and African exchange student Kwami. Her callous manipulations begin to wear thin, but she’ll stop at nothing to achieve her overriding goal: to win the Hillford Medal, given to the “Best Girl in Year 12.”
Jonah from Tonga… starts tomorrow on BBC Three at 10pm!
Chris Lilley’s Guide To Holy Cross High!
Puck yeah, Jonah from Tonga makes its Australian TV debut TONIGHT (Wednesday 7th May) at 9pm on ABC1 and its UK debut Thursday 8th May at 10pm on BBC Three!
Only episodes 5 & 6 of Ja’mie: Private School Girl are available on BBC iPlayer this week. The full series of Ja’mie: Private School Girl is available now on iTunes here and it’s also available on Amazon here. The DVD with over 2 hours of extras will be released in the UK on June 16th. You can pre-order it here.
When it comes to Summer Heights High, Amazon is selling it on DVD for only £5 here.
Of course people have other ways of watching Chris’ shows but we encourage fans to buy/download/stream his shows legally in order to support him. :)
Someone give Mr Joseph his own show.
Yes, they’re different TV shows created by Chris Lilley. Summer Heights High was first broadcast in Australia in 2007 and it’s a mockumentary focusing on 3 individuals at a high school who are all played by Chris- Ja’mie King, Jonah Takalua & Mr. G. Jonah from Tonga has been released this year and it’s a mockumentary featuring Chris only playing one character, Jonah Takalua and it continues Jonah’s story after Summer Heights High. I assume you’ve enjoyed at least one of Chris’ other shows so I would definitely recommend that you watch both of these shows too. Summer Heights High is out now on DVD and you can get really cheap deals online and although you might have missed watching Jonah from Tonga online over the weekend, it’s going to be aired every Wednesday from May 7th on ABC1 in Australia at 9pm, every Thursday from May 8th on BBC Three in the UK at 10pm and it’s coming soon to HBO. :)
AUS & UK Fans! Make sure you purchase Don’t Be A Bully by Fobba-Licious, the Jonah from Tonga graphic novel (there will be 6 chapters in total), the Jonah from Tonga Season Pass & Jonah from Tonga on DVD with over 2 1/2 hours of extras! Follow the links below (we’ll continue to update the links as they become available):
Australia: Don’t Be A Bully on iTunes
Jonah from Tonga on DVD from the ABC Shop (released May 28)
Jonah from Tonga on DVD from JB Hi-Fi (released May 28)
Jonah from Tonga on DVD from Sanity (released May 28)
Jonah from Tonga on DVD on Zavvi (released June 16)
Jonah from Tonga on DVD on Amazon (released June 16)
Jonah from Tonga from the BBC Shop (released June 16)
Jonah from Tonga is available NOW on BBC iPlayer until just before midnight BST on Sunday 4th May and on ABC iView until 6pm AEST on Sunday 4th May! It’s another brilliant Chris Lilley series so make sure you don’t miss out!
Pre-order Don’t Be A Bully (Music from the TV Series “Jonah from Tonga”) on Amazon here! Released May 3rd!