TV’s chattiest man. Gregarious comedy performer and interviewer known for his honest, self-deprecating style.
Alan Carr has won 2 British Comedy Awards, 2 National Television Awards and is the recipient of a BAFTA TV Award.
Alan made his radio presenting debut on Christmas Day 2007 for BBC Radio 2 as part of their Festive Highlights, with the show Alan Carr’s Christmas Box.
In 2009 he began hosting Going Out with Alan Carr, a new show for Radio 2, in conjunction with Emma Forbes (later replaced by Melanie Sykes). The show was broadcast every Saturday evening from 6pm-8pm.
Alan Carr performs stand-up regularly, on tour and on television. He has been featured in three Edinburgh shows and in 2007 he toured throughout the UK, which was followed by a DVD entitled “Tooth Fairy Live”.
He has performed at the Apollo Theatre in London, which was televised for the BBC1 series ‘Live at the Apollo’, and has been featured in the Royal Variety Performance.
The Friday Night Project
As Alan’s career burgeoned on the Manchester comedy circuit, he then became well-known to a wider audience for hosting The Friday Night Project with Justin Lee Collins.
On the show, Alan and Justin were joined by a celebrity guest host who provided an opening monologue, and were then interviewed by Alan and Justin whilst taking questions from the studio audience. They also take part in comedy sketches, hidden camera stunts and a game show where someone from the audience is selected to win prizes.
Chatty Man is a BAFTA award-winning British comedy chat show that features interviews with celebrity guests, sketches, topical chat and music.
The show was first on as two pilots in late May 2009 and it proved popular with the public and was commissioned for a series. The first episode drew in a total of 2.15 million viewers. To date, the show has broadcast 14 series and 154 episodes. The eleventh series consisted of 18 episodes, making it the longest series to date.