Chris Lilley Transforms Himself into Australia’s Worst Import for Ja'mie: Private School Girl

November 21, 2013 8:41 PM

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Chris Lilley Transforms Himself into Australia’s Worst Import for Ja'mie: Private School Girl

Few men wear a dress as meaningfully as comedian Chris Lilley. Since 2005, he has sported the pinstriped schoolgirl uniforms of his native Australia to play Ja'mie King, a perfect little monster created by an ungodly mix of wealth, vapidity, and cheerful cruelty. Ja'mie returns to HBO on November 24 in her latest mockumentary, the six-part half-hour show Ja'mie: Private School Girl, to explain what's "quiche" ("a step above hot") and what's "povo" ("poverty-stricken").

This latest addition to the premium cable network's foreign comedy lineup will be 39-year-old Lilley's third show on HBO, following Summer Heights High and Angry Boys. (Ja'mie's debut, the mockumentary special We Can Be Heroes: Finding the Australian of the Year, is available on HBO Go.) In Summer H...

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